Darrell’s background has mostly been in turkey farming and working with cattle and horses, as well as with almost every kind of heavy equipment. Although he was an arborist for the county, he now drives a dump truck in a regional area. Darrell was stationed in Germany while he served in the army. He is the father of two sons and served as a deacon while attending Deliverance Temple Ministry in Springfield, Missouri, but now is active on the Praise Team at Ozark Full Gospel Church..
Darrell actually got his start in music at the Mesquite Opry in Texas. He has sung and preached in several states at many churches and community events. He has been noted as the singing preacher with his mini sermonettes.
Darrell was featured on his first country gospel CD, “Just Any Day.” He helped to co-write several songs for his second CD, “Down To The River” and has recorded 5 more CDs since then. Darrell plans to continue writing more country gospel songs.
Darrell has enjoyed teaching Sunday school to children ages 9- 12 as well as serving as a Royal Ranger leader for boys ages 7-13.
Darrell was ordained and licensed in 1999 and renewed this in 2020 with The Heart of Truth Ministries.
You can hear a few of Darrell’s puppet voices as Mr. Sparkles on several of Nemra’s children’s albums and is the sound engineer and singer with The PowerJunction Band. Darrell also helps behind the stage for Aunty Nem the Music Lady’s marionette and puppet shows at Schools, Daycares and Church events.
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