Darren Wayne Gaskin, of Russell Springs, passed away on Sunday morning, June 18, 2023, at Jean Waddle Care Center, in Somerset, with his family at his side. He was 54 years, 8 months, 30 days of age.
Born on September 19, 1968, in Lexington, he was a son of Beulah Zimmerman Gaskin and the late Donald Gaskin. Darren was a former dedicated and devoted Registered Nurse for Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Darren had professed his faith in Christ and was a member of Russell Springs First Baptist Church. Darren loved being active and enjoyed fishing and gardening. He loved his grandchildren deeply and expressed that love for them to everyone he met.
Darren is survived by his wife of 30 years, Kelly Alford Gaskin, of Russell Springs, whom he wed on March 22, 1993; two daughters, Rylie (and Cody) Kean and Rustie Gaskin, both of Russell Springs; and three grandchildren, Dylan McKenzee Potts, Scarlett Claire Kean, and William Wayne Kean. Darren is also survived by his mother, Beulah Gaskin of Jamestown; two brothers, Craig Gaskin of Louisville and Scott (and Renee) Gaskin of Somerset; and his mother-in-law, Regina Brzak of Russell Springs.
Funeral services are 12:00 P.M. on Friday, June 23, 2023, at Russell Springs First Baptist Church, with Brother Jeff Griffin and Brother Christian Naylor officiating. Darren will be laid to rest in McBeath Cemetery following the funeral service.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 22, 2023, and will continue from 9:00 A.M. until time of services on Friday June 23, 2023, at Russell Springs First Baptist Church.
Pallbearers are Cody Kean, Travis Polston, Cody Polston, Scott Gaskin, Craig Gaskin, and Scott Gaskin.
Honorary pallbearers are William Wayne Kean and Darry Flatt.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.
Funeral arrangements for Mr. Darren Wayne Gaskin are under the direction and care of Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.