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Darrell James Marchand, Jr.

October 2, 1961 — March 23, 2024

Nederland, Texas

Darrell James Marchand, Jr., 62, of Nederland, Texas passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. 

Darrell was born on October 2, 1961, in Port Arthur, Texas to Glenda Ann Deshazo Marchand and Darrell James Marchand, Sr.  He graduated from Nederland High School in 1980 and was a retired operator for the City of Nederland Water Treatment Department for many years.  Darrell enjoyed hunting and fishing, camping, riding his motorcycle and traveling.  He was something of a handyman and could fix just about anything.  Darrell was a devoted worker and participant for the Nederland Heritage Festival for numerous years helping with anything and everything he possibly could and was a great help to the festival.  

Survivors include his wife of forty-three years, Arnese Willey Marchand of Nederland; his father, Darrell James Marchand, Sr. of Nederland; sons, Nicholas Willey and his wife Courtney, Justice Marchand and his wife Brooke all of Nederland; siblings, Elvin Marchand and his wife Denette, Terry Marchand and his wife Melissa, Lance Marchand, Debra Meaux and her husband Craig all of Nederland; grandchildren, Colin Willey, Nathan Willey, Justice “Juju” Marchand, Parker Marchand and Noam Droddy; numerous nieces and nephews who he loved dearly.  

Private cremation services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are being handled by Melancon-Levingston Funeral Home in Nederland.  

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