CONRAD/KALISPELL - Darrell S. Overcast, 73, of Kalispell died Friday, May 6, 2005, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center of natural causes.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home Chapel in Kalispell.
Darrell was born Aug. 25, 1931, at Havre to J. Boyd and Helen M. (Forbes) Overcast. He attended Havre public schools and then went to Spokane Barber College.
In 1960, Darrell married Joann Braaten in Havre. Darrell worked for his father in the barber shop and had logged in the Flathead Forest. He retired from the BNSF Railway. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Darrell loved taking his youngest granddaughters to the cafe in the mornings to "drink coffee with the fellas" in Conrad. He coached the Trapline Boxing Club in the mid 1970s in Martin City. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf and boxing. He was Golden Gloves light heavyweight and heavyweight champion in 1954-55.
Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Joe and Gene Wilson.
Survivors include his wife, Joann of Conrad; children, Dennis Overcast of Havre, Darren Overcast of Columbia Falls, Darla Overcast and her husband, Jon Glessner of Marion, Dana (Doug) Baldwin of Conrad; sisters, Dora (Al) Signore of Newport Richy, Fla., Doris Loy of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Irene (Reid) Stuart of Conrad and Diana (Steve) Shipton of Panama City, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Buffalo Hill Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.