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Darrell Lee Sanson, Sr.

November 1, 1960 — November 17, 2023



Darrell Lee Sanson, Sr., of Fowler, Ohio, entered eternal rest on Friday, November 17, 2023, following a sudden illness. He was 63.

Darrell was born November 1, 1960, in Charleston, West Virginia, a son to Ella G. Sanson.

He was a welder by trade, working most recently for CSI, Erie, Pennsylvania. In addition, he had previously worked for 20 years at Riley Stoker, also in Erie. He was a member of the IBB, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers.

In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, working on and painting cars, hunting, coin collecting, drinking beer, and tinkering around the garage.

Survivors include: mother, Ella Cantrell, of Warren, Ohio; children, Darrell Sanson, Jr. (companion - Laura), of Conneaut, Ohio, Amy (Matt) Rutledge, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, and Christopher (Becca) Sanson, of Erie; grandchildren, Ally, Alyssa, Amber, Ashley, Zaiden, and Brady; siblings, Donna Bodien, of Fowler, Deborah VanHoose, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, Joe Cantrell, of Mercer, Pennsylvania, Robin Klink, of Brookfield, Ohio, Mike Cantrell, of Masury, Ohio, Allen Cantrell, of Liberty Twp., Ohio, Pam VanHoose, of Sharon, Pennsylvania, Dale Cantrell, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Dana Cantrell, of Warren, Ohio; as well as a host of nieces and nephews; and his former wife of 30 years, Darlene (Young) Sanson.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Dayton Cantrell; brother, Ronald Sanson; and nephew, Tommy Hutchinson.

A time of gathering to honor Darrell will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2023, from 1-3 PM, in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, located at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. 

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at 

Memorial contributions can be made payable to his family c/o the funeral home.

Coordination of this tribute for Darrell was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)

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