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“Dear Carol, We are sorry to hear about Darrell. You are in our thoughts and prayers. The Rush family ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers going out to the family and friends of this nice man. My husband and I were fortunate enough to meet Darrell...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Kristina Winkleman - Madison, OH

“My family is sorry to hear of Darrell's passing. He was always kind and helpful to our family and he always asked about my sister (Alyce). I...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Kim Pierce - Madison, OH

“We are so sorry to heard about Darrel he was a wonderful tax service and a great man he always could make anyone laugh. All our prayers are with you...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Sue Krug - Painesville, OH

“We love and miss you Uncle Darrell. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: The Cicero Family - Chardon, OH

“My sincere condolences and prayers go out to Carol and the entire Brainard family. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Larry Hollowell - Willoughby, OH

“Uncle Darrell will be missed. Family gathers won't be the same. We love you so! ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Debbie Rostocil - Perry, OH

“I did some painting for Darrell a few years back. He was a very, very nice man. I know he will be missed dearly. My condolences to Carol and the...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Kevin Poe - Madison, OH

“Carol what can I say Butchie Bob is going to miss Darrell, well as long as I am still here!!!!, your loving brother Butch ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Butch Peet - Maple Hts, OH

“Momma i am so sorry for darrell s leaving . It hurts to stand by and watch you grieve for the man you loved for 26 years . My only consolation is...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Anne divoky - ashtabula, OH

“Dear Carol and family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Barb Donovan - Madison, OH

“Carol & FamilyI am so sorry to hear of your loss. He was a wonderful man. He always made me laugh, even when things seemed so hard. He will be...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: - Mentor, OH

“Carol,and FamilyIm so sorry...Will miss him very much..The best Tax service guy in the world..God Bless You Carol.. ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Lavonna Elliott - Madison, OH

“Dear Carol & Family: So sorry for your loss! Keeping you and the family in our thoughts and prayers!Kathy & Al Carter ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Uncle Darrel will be missed so very much and never forgotten. "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." (Matthew 5:4) ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Katie McManus - Mentor, OH

Love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck!!! “I will miss you forever Uncle Darrell. All the extra things you have done for my family will never go forgotten. We will make sure your Carol will...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: tami - perry, OH

“I'm very sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are going out to your family. ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Trina Brown-Zdraveff

“Uncle Darrell, you will be in our hearts forever. We will remember your generosity and spirit and pass it down to the generations to follow...we...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Ingrid & Eric Hughes - Macedonia, OH

“Dear Carol, Don and I are so sorry to hear about Darrel. Darrel was a wonderful and happy person, we will miss him out in the yard on his mower. ...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear carol my heart goes out to your whole family. Darrel was a wonderful friend and we will miss him terribly. Love sandy and theo ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Carol, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Darrell shared a beautiful life together. Prayers for you and the family at this difficult time...Read More »
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Darrell K. Brainard, 69, of Perry, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012, at his home.
Born July 11, 1942, in Painesville, he was the son of Kathryn (Conklin) and Clyde Brainard.
He married Carol A. Peet on Jan. 24, 1986. He graduated from University of Miami in Florida, was a member of the Madison/Perry Chamber of Commerce, and Perry First Baptist Church. Most of all, Darrell was a devoted husband and loving father who cherished the time he spent with family.
Darrell established Lake County Tax Service and served many clients over the years.
Survivors are his wife of 26 years, Carol A. Brainard of Perry; children, Amy (Henry) Dugie of Houston, Texas, Julie (Marc) Nalow of Madison, Carolyn Senecal of Ashtabula, Cynthia (David) DeCola of North Kingsville, Cheri DeAngelis of Ashtabula and Caryn Senecal of Ashtabula; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Clyde (Delores) Brainard of Perry, Marjorie (Foster) Miller of Perry, Kathryn McManus of Mentor, Carol (Ivan) Miller of Perry, Larry (Dean) Brainard of Perry and Keith (Molly) Brainard of Madison;
brother-in-laws; Anthony Peet of Maple Hts, Donnie (Sally) Peet of Ashtabula, Denny Evans of Geneva,
mother-in-law; Elvera Peet of Ashtabula and many special nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sharon Evans; brother-in-law, Robert ""Bob"" McManus; sister-in-law, Rosa Mary Peet; father-in-law, Anthony Peet Sr.; and nephew, Craig Deakins.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St., Madison, OH 44057.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012, at First Baptist Church, 3918 Main St., Perry, OH 44081.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Thursday before the service at the church. Final resting place will be at Perry Cemetery.