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Darren Lee McCracken

Darren Lee McCracken, 54, died Thursday, August 5, 2021, at his home in Lexington, KY.

He was born in Paris, KY, to Mary Louise Mathes and the late Sharon Lee McCracken. He was a retired over the road truck driver and attended the River of Life Ministries. Darren enjoyed fishing and loved his dog.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two children, Brandon Stivers and Brent (Jessica) Mathes; two grandchildren, Isabel Mathes and Walter Mathes; four sisters, Suzette (David) Wolfenbarger, Michele White, Melissa Hunt and Tammy McCracken and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Catherine Mathes, Bob McCracken and Marjorie Hatton.

Memorial service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 9, 2021, at the River of Life Ministries, 616 Clintonville Rd., Paris, KY, by Pastor Krista Hampton.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m., Monday, August 9, 2021, until the hour of service at the church.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY to go towards funeral expenses.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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