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Darwyl Ivan Atwell, Metcalfe County, KY (1939-2020)

Darwyl Ivan Atwell “aka” Toby, born April 4, 1939 near Center, KY departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

July 22, 2002 Darwyl married his true love, Diane Beard Young Atwell, in Sulphur Well. From that day forward they became as one as she remained by his side until his departure from this life.

After college Darwyl served in the United States Army from 1962 until 1964. Sometime after that he became a policeman in Hardin County, Kentucky from 1968 until 1970.

After pursuing other interests, he became an associate of the Olin Chemical Plant in Brandenburg, Kentucky from which he retired. Darwyl was an avid hunter. He went on many adventures hog and deer hunting.

Darwyl is also survived by one daughter, Dana (David) Crigler of Brandenburg, Kentucky. A stepdaughter Beverly (Bill) Bartley of Edmonton. Stepson Ronnie (Heidi) Young of Sulphur Well. His grandchildren; Blaine (Jeremy) Hardesty of Brandenburg, Bailey Crigler of Brandenburg, Kyle Young of Clarksville, Tn., Abbie and Ethan Young both of Sulphur Well.

Darwyl had some special friends - Stanley Burris, Delaney Wilson and Barry Drake. Besides his parents, Ivan and Pauline Oakes Atwell, he was preceded in death by his only sister Doris Brown.

In keeping with Darwyls wishes to be cremated after death no services will be scheduled and his cremains will be scattered in a location chosen by him. Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Toby Atwell, Metcalfe County, KY (1939-2020)

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Darwyl Ivan "Toby" Atwell, Metcalfe County, KY (1939-2020)

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