In loving memory

Meador Funeral Home-Gainesville

Memorial Service

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-Westminster Presbyterian Church, 315 E. Scott St, Gainesville, Texas



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Stephen Rhett Darling, 62 of Gainesville, Texas passed away on November 4, 2020 in Denton, Texas.

The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 315 E. Scott Street, Gainesville, Texas.

He was born on January 30, 1958 to Don Darling and Mary (Blanton) Darling in Greenville, South Carolina.  He married Barbara Babin in Gainesville, Texas on February 14, 2006.  He was retired from the US Army after 20 years of service to his country.  He was a member of the Texas State Guard.  Stephen was a Deacon at Westminster Presbyterian Church, family man and a Christian.  He was also a loving husband with a great sense of humor.

Stephen is survived by his wife, Barbara Darling; children, Ashley Darling of Florida, Ameeneh Langlois of Fulshear, Texas, Fiyad Elkazzaz of Garland, Texas and Bilal Elkazzaz of Lewisville, Texas; brother, Nathan Darling of Whitesboro, Texas; 5 grandchildren; aunt, Bonne Darling of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Mary (Blanton) Darling.