Darrell Jolly, 67

Darrell Lee Jolly, 67, Wabash, died at 10:15 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22, at Richard L. Roudebush V.A. Medical Center in Indianapolis.  He was born Nov. 17, 1946 in Wabash, to George W. and Marjorie (Jenkins) Jolly.

Darrell was a 1965 graduate of Wabash High School.  He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam, where he received the purpleheart.  He worked at the Honeywell Center in Wabash for more than 30 years, retiring in 2010, and also worked at the Old Kettle Saloon and managed the Elks Lodge Bar, both in Wabash. Darrell was a member of the American Legion Post 15, the VFW Post 286, the Eagles Lodge and the Elks Lodge, all of Wabash.

He is survived by two brothers, Keith Jolly and George Kevin (Helen M.) Jolly, both of Wabash.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu flowers donations may be made to the Wabash County Animal Shelter.

The memorial guest book for Darrell may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Dec 26