Darryl Feemster, youth services manager for Reno, has died

Darryl Feemster died at the age of 55 on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 (Photo courtesy city of Reno)

Darryl Feemster, the youth services manager for the city of Reno, has died at the age of 55, the city announced Monday.

"Darryl provided many years of great service to the City of Reno organization and our residents," the city of Reno tweeted.

According to a statement, Feemster worked in the city for 19 years and had served on the Reno City Council.

The Reno-Sparks NAACP said in a statement that he was also a longtime member of the local organization and was serving on the executive committee before his passing.

Darryl was instrumental in the construction of the Duncan-Traner Community Library in northeast Reno, the statement reads, and he considered the annual Senior Games to be "his baby."

He died Sunday morning at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center after being found unresponsive on Nov. 8, according to the Reno-Sparks NAACP statement. He had suffered an apparent stroke.

Darryl Feemster is survived by his mother, Dolores, and leaves two sons, Darryl Jr. and Marcus, the statement reads. Memorial service information will be announced.

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