Darwin Avrett, 71, of Milano died Friday, May 11, 2018.

Funeral services were held at Wednesday, May 16, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with burial following at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Avrett was born Sept. 29, 1946, in Cameron to Alexander Howard and Ruby Iola (Christian) Avrett.

He was a 1965 graduate of Rockdale High School and attended Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos.

He married Nina Faye Bankston on Aug. 22, 1969, in Milano at First Baptist Church.

Mr. Avrett was a jack-of-all-trades and spent his life doing carpentry work, being a mechanic and working construction.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandsons, working on his property, hunting and fishing.

Mr. Avrett was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Nina Fay Avrett; a daughter, Allyn Natalie Avrett; his parents, Alexander Howard and Ruby Iola Avrett; and a sister-in-law, Robbie Lynn Bishop.

Rockdale Reporter

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