Darren Christopher Salik, 61, of Vancleave, MS passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Pillars in Biloxi.
Darren was born on March 21, 1961 in Bridgeport, CT to Julius Joseph and Shirley Sone Salik. He graduated from high school and attended Technical School for two years. Darren was an ASE Master Technician. He was employed with Hotard Motor Coaches. Darren enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, all family activities, spending time with his best friends, Chris Daum and Louise Parker and Nascar.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Julius Joseph Salik and Shirley Ann Sone Salik; his sister, Margaret Rose Salik; his father-in-law, Irvin C. Fink, Sr.; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Fink; his brother-in-law, Leon J. Duvall, II.; and his niece, Katie Lynn Pizzetta.
Darren’s survivors include his wife of 39 years, Annette Fink Salik; his children, Lance Salik, Kyle Salik and Ashley Bennett and her husband Sean Bennett; his grandchildren, Landyn and Lacey Salik, Michael, SJ and Andrew Page, Evie Bennett, Declan, Rylann, Lennyx and Zaidyn; his brother, Joseph Salik; his in-laws, Don and Susan Pizzetta, Elizabeth Duvall and Charlie and Jennifer Fink; his mother-in-law, Anna Fink; daughters-in-law, Elizabeth Page and JoAne Hall Salik; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to all Biloxi schools, Hotard Motor Coaches, St. Michael Catholic Church and Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022. Friends may visit from 9:00 am until Mass time.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Salik family.