Darnell Ray "Nell" Lantz-Williams

  • Died: May 6, 2021
  • Location: Scottdale

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

saloomfs@verizon.net
Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family


Darnell Ray "Nell" Lantz-Williams
Sunrise March 10, 1959
Sunset May 6, 2021

Darnell Ray Lantz-Williams "Nell", 62 of Scottdale passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday May 6, 2021 at his home. Nell was born on March 10, 1959 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Arthur Graves of Jeannette and the late Gertrude Johnson. He was a 1977 graduate of Mt. Pleasant Area High School where he participated on the track team winning multiple track and field awards and records. He was formerly employed by Lenox Crystal, Mt. Pleasant and the Westinghouse and Sony Corporations. Nell loved to play his harmonica and listen to the blues, he was an avid joke teller and enjoyed watching Christian television programs. Surviving are his brothers and sisters, Edward D. Lantz, Jr, of VA, Terri Lantz Baldwin and Teresa Lantz Brown both of Scottdale and Kirk D. Lantz of Mt. Pleasant; also surviving are his step-parents, Edward D. and Linda S. Lantz; his step brothers and sisters; nieces and nephews, multiple step nieces and nephews; 12 great nieces and nephews; 1 great great nephew; his many friends and his health care aide, Joanne Blose, who he loved dearly and all who knew him and loved him.

Family and friends are invited to attend Nell's memorial service at 2pm Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant. Please visit Darnell's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook, Richard Rega, funeral director. Face masks and social distancing are required.