Mr. Barrow (Barry) Darby was born April 7, 1956, to the late Neal Darby Sr. and the late Lillian Darby.
He accepted Christ at an early age and united with Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, Sylacauga, Alabama where he was a faithful member and well known for singing in the church choir. He later worshipped with the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church family where he grew very fond of Pastor Kendall Burton and Lady Linda Burton.
He graduated from Sylacauga High School.
He was employed with Sylacauga Housing Authority for 32 plus years.
Mr. Darby departed this life on April 4, 2020, at Shelby Baptist Hospital in Alabaster, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his brother Henry Darby, and two sisters, Barbara Edwards and Connie Leigh.
Barry was blessed to be united in Holy Matrimony to his sweet cupcake, Donna Gamble Darby. Together they were blessed with five wonderful children.
Precious memories will forever be in the hearts of all his family: Lashanda Darby, Cornealus (Tachaurie) Darby, Shanalda (Kelvin) Jemison, Barry Jr. (Crystal) Darby, Connie Darby all of Sylacauga, AL; three brothers, Neal Darby Jr.(Ruby) of Madison, TN, Larry (Peggy) Darby of Sylacauga, AL and Michael (Carter) Darby of Totowa, New Jersey; five sisters, Lillian R (James) Young of Knoxville, TN, Betty Collins and Trudy Darby of Gallatin, TN, Jeanette Darby of Sylacauga, AL and Renetta (James) Teague of Riverdale, GA; three brothers-in-law, Alfred (Victoria) Cook of Calera, AL, Allen Cook, Willie Cook, and one very special sister-in-law, Carolyn Cook all of Sylacauga, AL. Twelve grandchildren; a special grandson Jaylen, along with LaSummer, Tavaria, Kelvin Jr, Carmen, Mysha, Joshua, Cornealus Jr, Tavares (Bill), Rolan, Octavius and Jayla and one great grandson; his Paw Paw Paw Ky’Mir and a host of special daughters, sons, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
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