Joan Darr, 85, of Valley Lee, MD passed away to a better place on September 24, 2021, at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, in Leonardtown, MD.

She was born on February 16, 1936, in Frostburg, MD to the late Walter Byron Abbott and Evelyn Jennie Klipstein Abbott.

Joan was the best wife, mom, grandma, Gigi, and friend anyone could ask for. She was a wonderful cook and a delicious baker. Her presence will be sorely missed by all who loved her.

Joan is survived by her three daughters:  Terry Kyle Moomaw (Teddy) of Roanoke, VA, Patty Jo Moon (David) of Stafford, VA and Stacy Ann Kyle of Springfield, VA; her stepchildren Gregory George Darr and Stacey Beth Edmonds; her grandchildren: Nathan (Meghan) Moon, Mandy Burton (Timmy), Molly Saunders (Philip), Abby Moomaw, Madeline Furmage and Morgan Furmage; two great grandchildren Connor Moon and Teagan Moon; and extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Ronald Darr.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Second District Volunteer Rescue Squad, Valley Lee, Md. at ; The Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, Lexington Park, Md. at  and Autism Speaks at

All services will be private.

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.