Darryl “Clarence Juny” Driver

November 5, 1962 - October 11, 2012

Darryl "Clarence Juny" Driver, 49, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, October 11, 2012. He was born on November 5, 1962, in Jefferson City to Clarence Carlee and DeLois (Blackwell) Driver. His mother survives in Jefferson City. He was united in marriage on May 23, 1992, in Decatur, Ill., to Rhonda Denise Alexander, who resides at the home. Darryl was a graduate of Jefferson City High School, Lincoln University, and received his Juris Doctorate from Texas Southern University in 2000. Darryl put himself through school by starting his first business, "Top Dog", a hotdog cart located outside the Truman Building. Darryl was an attorney starting his own law firm, Driver and Associates Law Firm specializing in criminal defense. He was a lifelong member of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church where he served as Trustee and founder of the Men's Choir. He also was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., The Missouri Bar Association, and the Criminal Defense Lawyer Association. Darryl was proud to be active in his community and community development. He took pride in serving his community through mentoring young people. He was a proud supporter of Jay's Kids Club for Wrestling. Other survivors include: three children: Darryn Driver, Darryck Driver, Danyelle Driver, all of the home; his mother: DeLois Driver, Jefferson City; four siblings: Annette Driver, Jefferson City, Jacquie (Raynard) Driver Andrews, Dallas, Texas, Shawn Driver, Dallas, Texas, Kim Driver Calvin, Dallas, Texas; 10 nieces and nephews: Evan Andrews, Natalie Andrews, Kodei Calvin, Brandon Alexander, Shelby Alexander Rivenbark, Noah Alexander, Colin Kelley, Chloe Kelley, Lauren Haas, Brendan Haas; his father and mother-in-law: Herbert and Barbara Carolyn Alexander, Las Vegas, Nev.; and his brothers-in-law: Brad (Angie) Alexander, Manassas, Va., Brian (Rachael) Alexander, Springfield, Ill., Eric (Julia) Alexander, Waterloo, Ill. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Friday October 19, 2012, at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Cassandra Gould of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. officiating. Burial will be in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a fraternal service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Darryl Driver Children's Education Fund. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the website.

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