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Eldon Niram Darling

DARLING, Eldon Niram - 1918 - 2019 Beloved husband of Ella Ruth Sears for 72 years, Eldon died at home on February 1. Dear father of Myrna Darling (Wayne Gordon) and Brian Darling (Kathleen Douglas). Much loved uncle of several nieces and nephews. Eldon, son of the late Harry Darling and Lottie Spooner, lived most of his life in Latimer before moving to Bear Creek Road, near Sunbury. Predeceased by sisters, Doris (George Revell), Phyllis (Fred Mutton) and Zella (Orville Silver). Survived by sister, Muriel (the late Ken Walls). Farmer, dairyman, pilot, gardener, lover of fiddle music and modern square dancing, Eldon was a lifelong learner. He was a school trustee at S.S. #1, Storrington, filled a variety of roles at Latimer United Church and served on the board of the Farmers' Cooperative. Eldon will be greatly missed by his extended family, his wide circle of friends and by all who considered him a mentor. A celebration of life will be held at JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME , 1900 John Counter Boulevard, on Monday, April 8 at 11:00 am, with Reverend Heather McLurg-Murphy and Reverend Emma Pipes officiating. Eldon's family will receive friends on Sunday, April 7 between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, and during the reception in the James Reid Reception Centre following the service. Memorial donations may be made to Battersea or Inverary United Church or to the charity of your choice.13332684
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