Lincoln County, Oklahoma Archives

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Darnell Philip Withrow
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Tryon, Lincoln County, Oklahoma

Darnell Philip Withrow, age 77, of Tryon, Oklahoma, died 12 January 2009, at his home in Tryon, OK.

He was born January 27, 1931, in Hot Springs, Sierra County, New Mexico to Roy & Roma (Glascock) Withrow.

Phil, as he was commonly known, served in the U.S. Air Force. He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad in Marysville, CA. Phil was Local Chairman and Financial Secretary for The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, Local 229, and served in that capacity for a number of years. He also served on the Yuba County, CA. Planning Commission.

His hobbies included, flying, ham radio, and watching World War II movies. After moving to Oklahoma in 2005,
he enjoyed working on his ranch and loved country living.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Lola Withrow, two daughters, Phyllis and husband, Neil O'Shaughnessy of Yuba City, CA.; Denise and husband, David Osborne of Chandler, OK.; a sister, Barbara Smith of Jamestown, CA.; 7 grandchildren; Alan Philip Scovill and wife, Karen of Chandler, OK.; Melissa Fitzsimmons and husband, Douglas of Sacramento, CA.; Neil Alan O'Shaughnessy and Priscilla O'Shaughnessy of Yuba City, CA.; Steven Philip Withrow and wife, Denise of Tryon, OK.; Jacob and Belle Osborne of Chandler, OK.; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He leaves behind long-time friends, Eddie and Jean Vandenburg of Sparks, OK.; John and Jackie Pointer of Wheatland, CA.; Don and Dora Moler; Wilbur and Sandy Wright, of Marysville, California.

He will be greatly missed, his memory will live in our hearts forever.

Rev. Derek Bolin officiated. Burial and graveside service followed at Oak Park Cemetery in Chandler, OK.

Bearers include; Alan Scovill, Steven Withrow, David Osborne and James Rigsby.

Parks Brothers Funeral Service, Chandler, OK. is in charge of arrangements.

The family requests memorials go to Judith Karman Hospice, Inc. P.O Box 818, Stillwater, OK 74076.

Contributed by: Lola Withrow
Jan 16, 2009

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