Obituary of Kevin Darling

Kevin Lee Darling, age 64, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Friday, November 18, 2022, at his home.  He was born November 20, 1957, in Ft. Scott, the son of Wallace Linden and Winona Cecile Frigo Darling.  He graduated from FSHS with the class of 1976.  Kevin worked for BNSF Railroad for 33 years until his retirement.  Through the years he also worked with his father at Darling, Inc.  Kevin enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing.  He was a big fan of KU basketball, Chiefs football, and Royals baseball.  He loved spending time with his family.  He was a friend of many.  Keving was a member of Elks Lodge, Knights of Columbus, and Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church.


Survivors include his siblings, Rhonda Ross (David), Topeka, KS; Janice Darling, Blue Springs, MO; Wallace “Lindy” Darling, Belton, MO; and Susan Darling (Dewayne), Ft. Scott, KS; a stepson, Jeff Dean, Fayetteville, AR; nieces and nephews Allison Confer, Laura Hodson, Mitch Ross, Zack Cannon, Hunter Darling, Hannah Darling, Philip Moran, Michele Moran, and Jarrod Flanagan; an uncle, Rodell Darling, Ft. Scott; and numerous cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 30th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to Elks Lodge and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at



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