Darryl K. Nelson, age 74, of Richland, MI passed away Sunday morning, October 22, 2017 at home. He was born March 15, 1943 in Kalamazoo, the son of the late Kenneth and Darlene (Davison) Nelson. Darryl was united in marriage to Lillian Jackson on November 21, 1963 who survives. He served in the U.S. Air Force from May of 1963 until honorably discharged in May of 1967. Darryl is survived by his wife, Lillian Nelson; children, Shawn (Steve) Wagner, Stacy (Richard) Taylor and Sarah (Andrew Hayes) Lester; 4 grandchildren, Jonathon Standish, Amber Standish, Alison and Austin; siblings, James (Bonnie) Nelson and Diane Cochran; and several nieces and nephews. Darryl was preceded in death by a son-in-law, David Lester; and a brother-in-law, James Cochran. The family will greet friends on Thursday, October 26th from 10:30-11:30am at Prairie Baptist Church, 11210 East PQ Ave, Scotts, MI 49088, where a funeral service will take place at 11:30am. Burial will follow in Ft. Custer National Cemetery at 1:30pm. Those wishing to attend the committal service should arrive in the funeral gathering area between 1:15-1:30pm. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick Street.