Darrell Gene Christian, 40 was born in Poplar, MT on May 14, 1980 to Venetta Eagle and Darrell “Porky “Christian Sr. in Poplar, MT. Darrell left to be with the lord on August 21, 2020 from a tragic accident. Darrell was raised and educated in Poplar. In January 27, 2020 Darrell rededicated his life and heart to the lord.
Darrell graduated with the Class of 1999 at the Poplar High School. Darrell excelled in football, track, basketball and wrestling. Darrell’s ultimate love was playing the drums. Darrell started playing the drums in the 6th grade and first started playing with the church worship team at the Poplar Assembly of God Church when he was in the 9th grade. Darrell played for various bands including Seasons, The Blue Ribbon Band, The Cousins and Rise from Ruin. Most recently Darrell would play the drums for Pastor Jay and the Assembly of God Church.
After graduating high school Darrell followed his big sister and big brother to Iowa, where he worked for Tyson foods. In 2002 Darrell moved home and became a Police officer for the Fort Peck Tribes. Darrell graduated from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy. After being a police officer Darrell studied and took the test for his CDL to become a truck driver. Darrell drove for various trucking companies and was currently employed by Fort Peck Transit. Darrell loved driving for and visiting with the elders and different people on his. Darrell was very fond and became very good friends with John Weeks. Darrell would go above and beyond when he was driving his transit bus and made sure his passengers were well taking care of.
Darrell met Alisha Corpron and from this union Jaime was born. Darrell later met Karrie Charette and from this union Kayawna and Devin were born. He later married Andrea Sloan and from this union Julian and Anya were born. Darrell thought of and raised Delia, Darlene, Andriana “Pebbles”, and Mayme who he loved and raised as his own.
Darrell is survived by his children Jaime, Kayawna, Devin, Julian, Ayna, Delia, Darlene, Adriana, Mayma, his mother Venetta, sister Orlonda (Justin) Gray Hawk, brothers Duke Lethbridge of Sioux City, Iowa and Kenneth (Jessica) Eagle of Billings, MT Sister Terri Lynn Christian of Poplar, Lilda Christian of Wolf Point, MT. Grandmother Rose Morsette of Poplar, Uncles Kenneth of Alabama, Harold of Colorado, Ronald”Jumbo” of Poplar, Paul St. Germaine of Hardin. Aunts Vanessa, Loretta, Martha, Marion of Poplar. Sally of Missouri. Uncle Peter “tonto” Dupree of Poplar. Numerous Cousins, nieces, nephews, too many to mention. The Ricker family, the Dupree family, the Walking Eagle family, The Daniels family. Were sorry if we may have missed anyone.
Darrell is preceded in death by twin daughter Shyleigh Ray Christian, Father Darrell Porky Christian Sr. Grandparents Kenneth “Wanbdi” and Hazel Eagle, aunts Rena Eagle and Iris Page, cousins Donald Weinberger III and Leonard Eagle, Grandfather John Morsette.