Darryl Delano Carter

Darryl Delano Carter, 50, of Independence, Mo., died, Thursday, March 15, 2018, at his home. He was born June 19, 1967, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Melvin and Janet (Yates) Carter Jr.

Darryl married Molly McClain on Feb. 14, 2002, in Kansas City, Kan. She survives at the home. He is also survived by his son, Darius DeShawn Carter; his mother, Janet Carter; his step-children, Johnathon (Michelle) McClain, Deborah (Mandell) Graham and Christopher (Tiffany) Miller; and his siblings, Pamela (Jerell) Lark, Shawn Carter and Crystal (Frank) Richardson.

He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Darryl Delano Carter Jr.

Darryl served in the US Army. After discharge he worked as an electrician.

A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2018, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery.