Ralph Darrell Strunk, age 70, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at his home in Pine Knot, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019, in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Harvey Logan and Bro. David Troxell officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest at the Pine Knot Memorial Gardens.
Darrell was an honored employee of the McCreary County Board of Education. He retired in 2005. He was a logger in his earlier years. He was a member of the Hayes Creek Church of God. He loved spending time with family and friends, especially his wife Donna, his children, and grandchildren. He loved gardening, gospel music and church and Darrell never met a stranger. He will forever be remembered for spreading his love with all by giving them candy and gum.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Ethel (Brooks) Strunk, brothers: Don Jerald, John Jr., and Doyle Strunk, a sister, Faye Payne, and a cherished granddaughter, Olivia Faith Young.
He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Donna (Daugherty) Strunk, son, Josh Strunk (and wife Rhonda) of Stearns, daughter Alisha (Strunk) Young (husband Justin) of Pine Knot, and son Matthew Strunk (wife Kalyn) of Burkesville, Kentucky. Grandchildren are Dylan, Andrew and Bradley Strunk and Owen Young. His brothers: Kenneth Strunk (wife Peggy) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Jay Strunk (wife Freida of Whitley City, and Lowell Strunk (wife Judy) also of Whitley City, sisters: Susan Atchley (husband Howard) of Shepherdsville, and Nancy Neal of Pine Knot.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.