Daril Gene Salyers, of Columbia, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020, at TJ Health. He was 55.
Born on April 4, 1965, in Boyle County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Cecil and Edith Davis Salyers. Daril was a bus driver for Adair County School Systems. He was a member of Mt. Zion Church of God. Daril loved the Lord and was a very dedicated Christian. He was highly involved in the church. He lived every day trying his best to talk about Jesus. Daril was the Sunday School teacher at church and was beginning to preach. He dearly cherished his grandsons and his children and loved spending time with his family. Daril was a farmer that was very much involved in the community. Hunting and fishing were two of his favorite hobbies.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Wilson Salyers, who he wed on November 1, 1991; a son, Terry (Amber Chadwell) Rice of Columbia; a daughter, Natasha (Justin Pounders) Loy of Columbia; and three grandchildren, Hank Rice, Bowie Rice, and Ozzy Rice. Other survivors include two sisters, Diane Salyers and Vicky Byrd, both of Campbellsville; and three brothers, Jerome (Kimberly) Salyers, Timothy Salyers, and Ricky (Brenda) Salyers, all of Liberty.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Debra Salisbury; and a brother, David Salyers.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. EST on Friday, September 18, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Sherman Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in Thomas Ridge Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. EST on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Please enter through the front doors (Campbellsville Street side) of the funeral home when you arrive for visitation. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings ARE required.
Pallbearers will be Justin Pounders, Cameron Withers, Paul Luttrell, Shaun Lee, Austin Lee, and Ethan Russell.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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