Allen Patrick Darnell, also known as Pat, is a lifelong resident of Harrison County. He is the son of Henry D. Darnell Jr. and Elizabeth Thomas Darnell. Pat is married to Kimberly Smiley Darnell; and they have two children. Emma attends Kentucky Welsleyan College in Owensboro, Kentucky and Will is a junior at Harrison County High School.
Pat graduated from Harrison County High School and attended the University of Kentucky where he received a Bachelor Degree in Engineering. He is a registered Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor in the state of Kentucky. After a brief period with the Natural Resource and Conservation Service, Pat worked for Baldwin Engineering, Inc. in Winchester for eight years. Therafter, he began a private engineering and surveying practice that served central Kentucky counties.
Pat is a member of Indian Creek Christian Church and serves on the board of directors at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He is a past president of the board of directors for Harrison County Farm Bureau. Pat and his family reside on the family farm off Old Lair Road.