Darrell George Grantham, 82, Kokomo, passed away at 3:25 pm Saturday, April 23, 2022, at his home. He was born on May 6, 1939, in Logansport, the son of the late George & Dorothy (Sheets) Grantham. On March 31, 1984, he married Ellen Jane Reith who survives.
Darrell retired as an electrician in 2002 after 25 years of service. He was a musician playing guitar and singing with the bands The Persuaders, Generation Gap and KTown Express. He enjoyed fishing and boating on Lake Michigan. Darrell served with the Indiana National Guard for 8 years.
Along with his wife Ellen, Darrell is also survived by his children, Nancy (Rick) Majors, Jeff Grantham and Tim (Donita) Grantham; step-children, Tim Howard, Julie (Steve) McFarlin and Herbert Blackburn; step-daughter-in-law, Barbara Howard; granddaughter, Alisha Grantham; step-grandchildren, Shelina Howard, Michael Howard, Tiffany Howard and Jake Howard, along with 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn King, and multiple nieces and nephews.
Darrell was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Deloris Torrence; and step-son, Jeffrey Howard.
A memorial service will be held at Noon, Saturday May 7, 2022, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10:00 am until time of service Saturday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
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