Darel Eugene Barham, a resident of Mount Shasta, California, passed away on November 24, 2012 at his home. He was 78 years old.

Darel was born in Standish, California on May 14, 1934. He moved to Siskiyou County from Barstow, California in 1964.

Darel was a veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Korean War and Vietnam War. He was a California Highway Patrolman for 30 years.

Darel enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and history.

Survivors include his sons, Kirk Barham of Weed, Mike Barham of Mount Shasta, and Ryan Barham of Alturas; daughters, Denise Foster of Shingletown and Anette Jones of Redding; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 629 Alder Street in Mount Shasta. Burial is at the Janesville Cemetery in Janesville, California.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled Veterans.

Arrangements are in the care of Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.