Darrell Lane Beyeler, 75, of Fishersville Virginia, passed away from complications of Parkinson ’s disease on June 7, 2021.
He was born in Wayne County, Ohio on July 9, 1945 to Noah Allen and Viola Mast Beyeler.
He moved with his family to Waynesboro, Virginia in 1949. He was involved in FFA and 4H at an early age and won many awards for livestock judging. He attended Wilson Memorial High School, Eastern Mennonite High School, Virginia Tech and Eastern Mennonite College.
He married Orpha (Weaver) Beyeler on March 6, 1971. He earned his Master Plumbers license and was widely known and respected throughout Augusta County. He was a long-time member of Springdale Mennonite Church.
Darrell helped people that needed it by working behind the scenes. He volunteered at the local food bank and helped with the upkeep at his church. He enjoyed ping pong, softball, chess, spending time outdoors, traveling and listening to music.
Darrell made sure everyone he met was treated with respect. He put love and determination into everything he did. His philosophy was “Take the time to do it right the first time”.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his siblings John Alfred Beyeler, Harold Beyeler, Mary Hertzler, David Beyeler, Donovan Beyeler and Carl Beyeler.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Orpha; sons Curtis (Megan) of Mint Spring VA and Eric (Sandra) of Lancaster PA; grandchildren Eva, Hans, and Evan; sisters, LaVerne Shedoudy of California and Anne Burkholder of Indiana and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend special thanks to those who helped care for him: Martha and Russ Laub, Carolyn See, Coretta Brown, Ronnie Hurt and Darlene Rosenberger. The family would also like to thank the staff at Regency of Augusta and Hospice of Shenandoah for their wonderful care.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 am on Friday, June 18, 2021 at Springdale Mennonite Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (brafb.org) or Mennonite Disaster Service (mds.mennonite.net).
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