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Darrell Follette Sr.

Darrell Eldon Follette Sr., 55, of Poplar died Oct. 26, 2023, in Billings.

He was born July 29, 1968, to Carmelita and Dennis Follette Sr. in San Jose, Calif. He grew up in California, Arizona and finally Fort Kipp and Poplar. He attended Culbertson Schools elementary through high school.

He then became an apprentice with his father for welding. He also attended voc-rehab for vehicle mechanics.

He married Ida Red Eagle and, from this marriage, they had Chelle’Rose, Darrell Jr and Neal. He also was the father to Anthony James and Christine. He and Ida later divorced but remained close until her death. His children were the most important in his life. He also loved and cherished his family very much. He loved to visit his family when ever he had the chance. He loved telling stories and making people laugh.

He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony James; daughter, Chelle’Rose; mother, Carmelita Lambert; stepfather, Robert Lambert; brothers, Dennis Jr. and Verle; sisters, Denise and Elisa; two grandchildren; and adopted brother, Allen Russell Sr.

He is survived by his father, Dennis Follette Sr. (Flora); sisters, Jackie Follette, Darlene Follette, Lexi Follette and Marion Follette; brothers, Leonard Follette Sr.m David Follette Sr. and Neil Follette; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

His funeral service was held Monday, Nov. 6, at Clayton Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point. Interment followed at the Fort Kipp Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.

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