Darrly E. Mitchell,72, of Arlington, died July 16 2013 in St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Funeral services will be 11:00am Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Rev Patrick Visitat. Burial will be in Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8:00pm Thursday and 10:00am Friday in the funeral home. Mr. Mitchell was born in Spring Valley on October 7, 1940 t o Edson and Ellen(Ampusittus)Mitchell. He married Joyce Houski in Holy Trinity Church in Cherry on November 24, 1961. Mr Mitchell was a farmer his whole life. He served in the National Guard for 6-years. Mr. Mitchell was a member of Tri City Saddle Club, Green River Saddle Club and Peru Eagles Club. He formerly served on the Bureau County 4-H Council, Cherry Grade School Board, Ladd Elevator Board and Board of Directors for the Farmer and Miners Bank in Ladd. He is survived by his wife Joyce of Arlington; one daughter Diane(Greg)Maggio and Dalzell and one son Craig(Claire)Mitchell of Spring Valley; Four grandchildren, Brittany, Eric, Brad and Aaron. Brother-in-law Gene Merkel of Arlington. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Lois Merkel.