July 18, 1938 – June 14, 2022
Darrell Wayne Chunn, 83, died at Diversicare of Tylertown June 14, 2022.
Graveside services were June 16, 2022, at the Holmesville Cemetery, Rev. David Hedden officiating.
Chunn was born July 18, 1938, in Fernwood, the son of the late Melvin and Veeta McKlemurry Chunn.
A lifelong resident of Pike County, he graduated from McComb High School where he played football. He was an electrician and an avid genealogist who traced his family to England and the Chunn Castle. He and his late wife, JoAnn loved to travel, and they went to all the major baseball parks in the U.S. except 2.
He was a member and deacon of Enon Baptist Church and was a leader for Boy Scout Troop 246 at Navilla Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, of 53 years, Jo Ann Deer Chunn; a daughter, Donna Karen Chunn; a grandson, Jacob Darrell Rand; and a sister, Peggy Ann Bardwell.
Chunn is survived by his daughters, Dana (Dewayne) Rand of Tylertown, Becky (Gregory) Greer of Holmesville; four grandchildren, Mary Micah (Corbin) Stephens of Collins, Amy (Jake) Reed of Hattiesburg, Hannah Rand of Hattiesburg, and Hunter (Lilly) Rand of Tylertown; a sister, Jerry (Bobby) McDaniel of Magnolia; a brother, Jimmy (Ruby) Chunn of Beulah.
Pallbearers were Hunter Rand, Jake Reed, Gregory Greer, Dewayne Rand, Corbin Stephens, and Terry Causey.
Honorary pallbearers were his great-grandsons, Jace Alexander Baudin, Beau Elliott Reed, Jacob William Rand, and Clifford Tate Stephens.
Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in McComb was in charge of the arrangements.