Gary Thomas Darby
Published 10:45 am Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Mr. Gary Thomas Darby, 70, of Brewton, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Darby was born in Conecuh County, but had been a lifelong member of the Brewton community. He was a member of the U. S. Army where he earned the National Defense Serve Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; three Bronze Stars; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Army Commendation Medal, and Expert Rifle and Grenade. During his working years, he worked at Container as a supervisor. He enjoyed golfing, Alabama Football, gun collecting and was a member of the NRA.
He is survived by his son, Greg Darby of Brewton; brothers, Bobby (Sue) Darby of Cussetta, and Jerry (Tammy) Darby of L Pond; sister, Phyllis (Ronald ) Smith of Castleberry; and grandson, Joshua Grayson Darby.
Mr. Darby was preceded in death by his parents, Odell and Cupidine Whitehead Darby; brothers, Kenneth Darby and Dennis Darby, and sister Sheila Nelson.
Graveside services were held Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Union Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Tommy Quick officiating.
Craver’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.