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Darwin McConnell

February 7, 1942 — November 17, 2022


Darwin Leon McConnell passed away on November 17, 2022, in Twin Falls, Idaho.  He was born February 7, 1942 in Burley, Idaho, to Robert Vance and Dora Ann (Parr) McConnell.

After graduating high school, Darwin proudly served in the United States Navy.  He worked as a laborer and was a jack-of-all-trades, master of none.  He was also a member of the Honkey Tonk Bar Association.

Darwin enjoyed hunting, fishing, mechanics, golfing, rodeo, and wrestling.  He loved football and was a die-hard Denver Broncos fan.  He was a Wendell socialite that loved whiskey, women, and beer.

Darwin was preceded in death by his parents; his sister; his daughter; and three ex-wives.

He is survived by his three brothers, Ronnie McConnell, Gary McConnell, and Ricky McConnell; his six sons, Shane McConnell, Rowdy McConnell, Charles Dilka, Jim McConnell, Christopher Dilka, and Justin McConnell; his four daughters, Shelia Combe, Brenda McConnell-Trejo, Angie Friday, and Jessica McConnell; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 South Lincoln, Jerome. Inurnment with military honors will conclude at Wendell Cemetery, 37 Nampa St. Wendell.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Farnsworth Mortuary in the care of Darwin McConnell.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Darwin’s memorial webpage at

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm

Farnsworth Mortuary, Jerome Cemetery


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