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Darrell N. "Wad" Waderker

September 28, 1962 ~ June 11, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old


Darrell N. “Wad” Waderker, 60, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Sunday June 11, 2023 at home.

He was born September 28, 1962 in Steubenville, OH a son of the late Darrell R. “Butch” and Loretta Kay (Bradley) Waderker. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother whom raised him, Martha Waderker; and a brother, Denzil Waderker.

Darrell retired from AEP Cardinal Plant in Brilliant where he worked for over 30 years. He was Methodist by Faith, loved music and enjoyed working on cars and fixing things.

Surviving are his wife, Roberta “Byrd” (Ralston) Waderker, whom he married on October 16, 1992; a daughter, Cristal (Christopher) Worwa of Brilliant, OH; a son, Kyle Waderker of Clarksburg, TN; a brother, John (Kathy) Waderker of Clarksburg, TN; a sister, Michele (Dana) Winship of Columbus, OH; and five grandchildren, Lyla and Gracie Worwa, Kyle and Eliana Kirkland and Lukah Waderker.

In following with Darrell’s wishes there will be no services.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Home. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Brilliant Methodist Church, 525 Labelle St., Brilliant, OH 43913.

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