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“Teresa, Bucky, Kirk and TerriI was very saddened to learn of Darnell's passing. I've known all of you since I was a young boy, like 6 years old. We...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Jason Barr - Mount Pleasant, PA

“Words cannot express the heartfelt sympathy I am extending to the Lantz Williams family, for the sudden loss of my best friend Nell. He will be...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Julie McFadden - Newark, DE

“Words cannot express the heartfelt sympathy I am extending to the Lantz/Williams family, for the sudden loss of my best friend Nell. He will be...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Julie McFadden - Newark, DE

“So sorry to hear of Darnell's passing. My sympathy to all. RIP Darnell ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Blaszkowski Hough - PA

“Sorry for your loss Kirk. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Brian Canose - Acquaintance

“Nell and I met in middle school while playing midget league football. I went to Hurst and Nell Ramsey but we immediately hit it off. He laughed...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: James Frock - Frisco, TX - Friend

“Sending our deepest condolences to Teresa, Kirk, Bucky and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Pat Kwak & Kelly ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Kelly Vernon - Mt Pleasant, PA

“Remembering Darnell as an amazing harmonica player and hold special memories of New Years Eve with him playing the blues. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Dan Kelly - Mt Pleasanr, PA

“Fly with the angels. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Maureen Murphy - Grapeville, PA

“Teresa, Kirk, & Family, I'm so sorry to here of the loss of your brother. I remember all of your family growing up as loving, kind, fun, and...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Wilson- Henderson - PA

“My sweet nephew resting in the arms RIP my love ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Carol Runnels - Spring,j, TX

“Kevin & I send our sincere condolences to the family. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Kim Brasher - Mt. Pleasant, PA

“Aunt Pat will miss you. You are like my little brother not my nephew. I will miss your phone calls telling me jokes that always left me in stitches....Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Hobson - Family

“i will miss all the laughs we shared over the years although it has been a while since i last saw will be missed..RIP ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Cindy bowers - RECTOR - Friend

“Aunt Pat will miss you dearly. You are more like my little brother than my nephew. I will miss you calling with a joke that always left me in...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Hobson - Family

“Peace, Love ....R.I.P.... Dano ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Dan DeAmbroggi - Mount Pleasant, PA

“Love and prayers Ame Caline Michel Polnareff ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace my friend you could run faster than the wind ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Randy Biller - Mt Pleasant, PA

“to a good friend and great man. Will miss all the good times growing up . this world needs more men like you. you could run like nobody Nell ! 28 jet...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Paul Vanella - Mt Pleasant, PA

“I'm so sorry for the loss of your brother. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Lori Hudec Monroe - Mt Pleasant, PA

“I'll miss talking to you every month and telling me a joke with each call. I love ❤ the relationship we found with each other for over 20yrs....Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Toi Graves - Jeannette, PA

“Being around you always put a smile on my face no matter what mood I was in you always made sure there was a smile on my face. I still have the...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Tiffany Murdock - Melcroft, PA

“Much love is sent from Lonnie & Joanie. Our hearts are with you all. Nell was a great guy & loved everyone. ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Joanie & Lonnie Black - PA

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 to sign the condolence guestbook, Richard Rega, funeral director. Face masks and social distancing are required.