He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Cate Corzatt-Decounter; brother Grover Decounter (Mary Jo); sisters, Connie Decounter, Cathy Sanzoterra, and Dixie Widner(Red); and numerous nieces and nephews. Darel was raised in Good Hope, IL. He moved to Nashville 20 years ago to pursue his career in music. He played keyboard, and was a backup vocalist for The John Anderson Band for 16 years, and played for multiple bands prior to that. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Monday from 4-8 pm, and where funeral Services will be held Tuesday May 5, at 1 pm. Interment to follow at White House Memorial Gardens. The John Anderson Band will serve as pallbearers.