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Darrell Lynn McNeese

May 27, 1964 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 56)

Obituary

Darrell L. McNeese, 56, of Corpus Christi passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 7. He was born on May 27, 1964 to Gilbert and Mary (Warren) McNeese. He graduated from W. B. Ray High School in 1982 where he played center for the Fighting Texan football team. He also loved singing in the choir and played “Curly” in the musical Oklahoma. He continued playing football while attending Cisco Junior College. On August 10, 1991 he married his high school sweetheart, Lanni Kramer. As a young man he began his construction career at Texas Pipe Fabricators. Then, Darrell dedicated himself to CCC Group Inc. construction company, most recently as a business unit manager. He taught his children, Cole and Hannah, to love hunting and fishing as much as he did.

Darrell is survived by his wife, Lanni, his daughter, Hannah, siblings Larry (Karen), Kathy (Jim Taylor), Ronnie (Wanda), Debbie, mother-in-law Nancy Kramer, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Mary, then his son, Cole, in 2016.

Darrell loved to talk to people anywhere, anytime. He found people he knew everywhere. He was a prankster and a comedian. He lived a life full of work, love and laughter. He will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society. 

https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate.html

Pallbearers for the services will be Jock Sulik, Wayne Melton, Chris Campbell, Dave McNeese, Michael Taylor, Eric Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry McNeese, Ronnie McNeese, Gene Holder.

Funeral services will be conducted at Sawyer-George Funeral Home with the Rev. Ramiro Lopez officiating.

Visitation: Friday, November 13   6:00-8:00

                    Sawyer-George Funeral Home

                     12497 Leopard St.

                     Corpus Christi, TX. 78410

Funeral:     Saturday, November 14   2:00

                     Sawyer-George Funeral Home

                     12497 Leopard St.

                     Corpus Christi, TX. 78410

Burial:       Following funeral

                    Memorial Park Cemetery

                    4607 FM Rd. 1889

                    Robstown, TX 78380

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sawyer-George Funeral Home
12497 Leopard St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Sawyer-George Funeral Home
12497 Leopard St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

Committal
Saturday
November 14, 2020

3:15 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery
4607 FM 1889
Robstown, TX 78380

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