Darrell Lee Artrip age 62 of Keokee, VA was born October 30, 1958 in Big Stone Gap, VA and passed away February 3, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN.
He was a coal miner for several years, a farmer since he was a little boy and loved to hunt, fish and trap. He attended the Keokee Church of God for several years. Darrell was a strong, caring, loving man who never met a stranger. He was a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents Emmett and Geraldine Artrip, and one brother Kenneth Artrip.
Darrell is survived by his wife Sharon Artrip of the home, two sons Travis Artrip and Steven Artrip both of the home, one daughter Kelly Artrip of the home, and one grandson William Wagner of the home. He is also survived by four sisters Nina Woods and husband, Honk of Dryden, VA, Teresa Ward and husband, Charles of Big Stone Gap, VA, Regina Massengill and husband, Bill of Keokee, VA, Pam Hilton and husband Robert Estep of Kingsport, TN and a sister-in-law Debbye Artrip.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, February 8, 2021 at Powell Valley Cemetery in Dryden, VA with Bill McDonald officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 12:45 PM Monday for the service. Memorials and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.provincefuneralhome.com Province Funeral Home of 42098 E. Morgan Ave. Pennington Gap, VA 24277 is in charge of the arrangements. 276-546-2456 Province Funeral Homes are honored to serving the family of Darrell Lee Artrip.
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