Darin Scott Coleman, 52, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Darin was born December 20, 1967 in Russell, the son of Robert L. and Sharon M. (Jones) Coleman. He grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School in 1987. He was a wrestler in high school.
Darin served his country in the U.S. Marines. He served one year before received a medical Honorable Discharge.
Darin was an independent and commercial Truck Driver. He drove many years with Warren Davidson Trucking before becoming the operator of D & T Trucking. He then worked three years as a Corrections Officer for the Ellsworth Correctional Facility. Darin enjoyed hunting and fishing, was an avid fan of Oklahoma Sooner and the Kansas City Chiefs. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving family include his two daughters, Brittany Ploutz (Jack, Jr.) of Russell, Kansas and Shelby Cole (Kevin Rich) of Downs, Kansas; sister, Connie Koch (Jim) of Russell, Kansas; and six grandchildren, Jessy, Danikah, Lexi, Bella, Kaycee and Jaxx. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Orville and Orpha Jones; father, and brother Don Coleman.
A Gathering Service will be held at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell on Monday, December 30, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with the family present to greet friends. A Memorial has been established with the Russell Wrestling Club. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.