Orville “Darren” Privett

     October 5, 1976 - April 2, 2016

Orville “Darren” Privett, age 39, of Somerset, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Darren was born in Corbin, on October 5, 1976, son of the late Orville Edward and Josie Head Privett.  Darren was a courier for the Commonwealth Journal and a delivery driver for Snappy Tomato Pizza.  He loved going to concerts, enjoyed music of all kinds; and was an avid Cincinnati Bengals fan.  Darren was a member of Eagle Heights Church and was very active in the Celebrate Recovery Program.  He loved to grill out and spend time with his family, especially with his son.  He was looking forward to his first grandchild, who is on the way.

He is survived by his son, Darren “Ray” Privett, of Somerset; his daughter, Gloria Ann Goggins, of Frankfort; his fiancé, Deana Barnett, of Somerset; his brother, Anthony “Tony” Privett (and Barbara Danner), of Junction City; his sisters, Alvina Privett, of Somerset, Patty (and Donald Ray) Spradlin, and Wanda (and Gary) Patrick, of Parkers Lake; his aunt, Shirley (and Leroy) Valetti, of Cincinnati; his uncle, Archie (and Sandy) Head, of Cincinnati; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins; and a host of close friends.

Darren is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

The funeral service will follow the visitation, on Wednesday, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Chris Brown officiating.  Burial will be in Somerset City Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Tanner Brown, Josh Poynter, Bryan Hood, Bob Boon, Kevin Hewitt, Steve Thomsen, Gary Cook, Billy Cook, Johnny Maybrier and Johnny Calhoun.  James Sammons will be an honorary pallbearer.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Orville “Darren” Privett Memorial Fund.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.