Darrell Eugene Mounts

May 8, 1950 ~ December 3, 2019 (age 69)


Darrell Eugene Mounts, 69, of Phyllis, Ky, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 8, 1950 at Vulcan, West Virginia, a son of the late Amos & Shirley “Wolford” Mounts.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Sue Mounts who died at birth; two brothers, Roland Clayton Wolford, Bobby Mounts; and a sister, Della Rae Caupp. 

Darrell was the cherished husband of Eva “Anderson” Mounts.  He was a retired truck driver.  Darrell loved riding his horse when his health permitted, and he was a wonderful grandfather who enjoyed his grandchildren.  

Those left to honor his memory include his wife Eva “Anderson” Mounts of Phyllis, KY; one daughter Shirley (Reed) Gillespie of Kimper, KY; four brothers Steve (Betty) Mounts of Phelps, KY, Robert (Tammy) Mounts of Delaware, Amos (Shelly) Mounts of Dayton, Ohio, Larry Wolford of Delaware; two grandchildren Matthew Justice of Kimper, KY, & Adia Gillespie of Kimper, KY, and a host of family and friends.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Jones & West Funeral Home with Reverends Bud Crum & Gene Gross officiating.  

Burial will follow in the Freeburn Community Cemetery, Freeburn, Ky.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 P.M. Thursday & Friday at the funeral home with special services nightly at 7:00 P.M.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, Ky. The guestbook my be signed at

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December 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Jones & West Funeral Home
37035 State Highway 194 E
Phelps, KY 41553

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