Darrell Bentley Hitchcock

November 29, 1930 - February 5, 2020

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Darrell Bentley Hitchcock, 89 of Mechanicsburg, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born November 29, 1930 in Paintsville, Kentucky the son of the late Newl and Rusha (Estep) Hitchcock.

Darrell served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a life-long farmer at heart and enjoyed gardening.

Darrell is survived by his children, Sheila Massie and Rodney Hitchcock, (wife Beth); his grandchildren, Chad, Cory, Katie, Candace, Stacey and Emilee; 5 great-grandchildren; his brother, Arther (Sandy) Hitchcock as well as several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Calista Mae Hitchcock and his brothers, Doyle Hitchcock and Holman Hitchcock and sister Anne Cooper.

Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, February 7 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg with Pastor Clay Baldwin officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 - 1 pm prior to the service. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County or to Rosedale Baptist Church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Gail - Feb 7, 2020
I am so very sorry For your loss. I am Darrell’s cousin, i knew Doyle and Ann well but unfortunately not the other boys. He looks a lot like my dad (Cecil).
David Cantrell - Feb 6, 2020
So sorry Rod, your dad was a great person, enjoyed talking to him.... PIP Darrell
Sue propst - Feb 6, 2020
Such a kind man.always spoke to me.prayers to your family 🙏
Rhonda Ransbottom - Feb 6, 2020
Deepest sympathy for the loss of Darrell. So many good memories! Prayers for the family.
Leah Morcom - Feb 6, 2020
Much love from your MI family. We all loved Uncle Darrell so very much. You all are in our prayers. Hugs and take care!
Jody and Jim Bailey - Feb 6, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you all.
Debbie & Jim Moore - Feb 6, 2020
So sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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