Clarence J. Darst
February 09, 1955 ‒ March 08, 2015
Loved by all he was preceded in death by his beloved mother Katherine (Juliano) Pyne in 2014, father Charles Pyne in 1996, and brother Walter “Pete” Darst.
He was a gold medalist in gymnastics during the 1979 International Special Olympics. Because of that accomplishment Clarence proudly served as the grand marshal of the 1980 Sunbury 4th of July parade.
A devoted fan of the OSU Buckeyes and Elvis Presley, he attended the Whetsone School and worked with Whetstone Industry’s.
He will long be remembered for his constant endearing smile and warm heart.
Those left to cherish his memory include this siblings Charles Darst who went above and beyond in his care, Frank Darst, and Mary Hubbell all of Marengo, Marty Darst of Delaware, Michael Darst of Florida, 9 nieces and nephews, 9 great-nieces and nephews, aunts Mary Dupler and Nancy Billingham of Columbus.
Friends may call 10:00 a.m. until Noon on Thursday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Marengo. Graveside services will follow 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Bloomfield Cemetery near Sparta.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Special Olympics Program, 3303 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com