John Darrell Merchant, age 91, passed away in Beaver, Utah on April 11, 2010. He was born on September 6, 1918 in Beaver, Utah to Benjamin and Stella Puffer Merchant. He served his country proudly in the Army during WWII. Darrell was a rancher all of his life.Darrell had a pretty voice and played the guitar. There were many dances that you could find him sharing these talents by playing and singing. He loved to hunt and camp with his many friends and family. Darrell will be missed by his family and friends.He is preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Stella Merchant. And grandparents, Orin & Mary Limb Puffer, and John & Lucinda Hoopes Merchant.Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 11:00 am at the Mountain View Cemetery in Beaver, Utah. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 from 9:30-10:30 am prior to the graveside at Southern Utah Mortuary in Beaver.