Carlos Benjamin Darnell, 64, of Matthews, N.C., and formerly of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in a Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Hattie Dunn Davis and Carl Simpson Darnell; grandparents: Otis and Margaret Shelton Dunn and James Blaine and Victoria Parks Darnell.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Flossie Darnell of Matthews; daughter, Sharon Renae (Andre) Wright of Lenoir City; grandchildren: Andrew Brent Wright of Cleveland, Brittany Wright Grigsby of Friendsville and Eden Wright of Lenoir City; sisters: Sue Cofer, Connie Darnell and Carlene Williams, all of Cleveland; brothers: Kenneth Darnell of Ayer, Mass., Michael Darnell of Delano, Joseph Darnell of Benton and Will Allen Ledford of Hendersonville.
The family requests that memorials be made to Presbyterian Hospice and Palliative Care, 324 N. McDowell Street, Charlotte, NC 28207.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
A remembrance will be placed in the Cofer Cemetery.
Cremations services were provided by Cremation Society of Charlotte, N.C.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Carlos and your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Darnell family with these local arrangements.