Darrell Shofner, Sr., 82, of Center

Darrell Shofner, Sr., 82, of Center, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at his residence.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Latham Cemetery in Shelby County, with Bro. Chris Collins officiating.


Mr. Shofner was born January 19, 1935, in Shelbyville, to Henry Marvin Shofner and Annie Zella Litton Shofner. He served as Airman First Class in the United States Air Force from June 23, 1954 until December 17, 1957. Mr. Shofner loved the outdoors, specifically gardening and taking care of his animals.


He is survived by


Jeb Stuart Shofner and wife, Pam, of Center

Nathan Forrest Shofner and wife, Denise, of Shelbyville

Johnny Darrell Shofner Jr. and wife, Tammie, of Center



Anna Lee and husband, Brandon

Justin Shofner

Haley Shofner and fiancé, Allen Woodfin

Adam Shofner

Ethan Shofner

Abigayle Shofner

Eli Shofner

James Anthony


Great Granddaughters:

Olivia Anthony

Riley Shofner


Great Grandson: Deacon Anthony


Great Grandson on the way: Grayson James Lee


Brother: Jarrell Shofner and wife, Tommie, of Jasper


Brother-in-law: William Sanford


Preceded in death by

Parents: Henry Marvin Shofner and Annie Zella Litton Shofner

Brother: Prentice Shofner

Sisters: JaNell Sanford, LaMerle Fleming


Pallbearers will be Charlie Mitchell, Ryan Pinkston, John Shofner, Benny Holt, Billy Shofner and Jerry Fleming.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Latham Cemetery.


Online tributes and condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfh.com