William E. Darling Jr. passed away on September 15, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital in Youngsville, PA, with his household by his side. He was 84 years old. William was born on February 20, 1939, in Youngsville, PA, to William and Myrtle Darling. Following graduating from Youngsville Higher College in 1957, he served in the United States Army. William then started functioning at the National Forge as an Electrician and at some point became a Basic Foreman, retiring in 1999 right after 35 years. He was a member of numerous organizations, such as the Youngsville American Legion Post 658, AMVETS Post 50, and the Brokenstraw Fish & Game Club. William enjoyed outside activities like hunting and four-wheeler rides. He was also an avid trap shooter and golfer, participating in the Youngsville Senior Golf League. Spending time with his grandchildren brought him fantastic joy.
William is survived by his wife of 55 years, Patricia Darling, and their young children, Jeffrey Darling, Susan Soliday, and Patrick Darling. He also leaves behind his brother, Donald Darling, and grandchildren Nathen Carr, Abby Carr, Gwendolyn Darling, and Olivia Darling. William was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Eleanor Satterlee, Myrna Haight, Ronald Darling, Carolyn Hallberg, and Wayne Darling.
Solutions will be held privately for the household. Memorial donations can be created to the Youngsville Eagles Sports Boosters or a charity of selection. The Nelson Funeral Dwelling & Cremation Solutions in Youngsville, PA, is handling all arrangements. Condolences can be shared on their internet site.