Mr. Darby was born June 11, 1976 in Winchester, Virginia, the son of Robert Carl Darby and Patricia Sutphin Heath.
He was self-employed as a general contractor.
He was an avid outdoorsman and a loving uncle.
Surviving are his mother and his step-father, Ralph C. Heath, Jr. of Statesville, NC; a sister, Kelly Darby Poplar and her husband, Rob, and their son Logan of Summit Point, WV; 2 half sisters, Donna Darby Puntumapanitch and her husband, Mike of Suwanee, GA and Michele Darby-Reid and her husband, Bob of Pasadena, MD; 3 half brothers, Bob Trudel and his wife, Susan of CA, Billy Trudel of CA, and Gary Darby of Berryville, VA; and his close friend, Mary Licodo and her daughter, Katie Landon of Harpers Ferry, WV.
His father, maternal grandparents, Marvin and Ruby Sutphin, whom he was extremely close to, and a half brother, Glen Darby preceded him in death.
A funeral service will be at 11:00 A. M. Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville with Rev. Jonathon Bunker officiating. Burial will be in the Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, VA.
Pallbearers will be Rob Poplar, Mike Puntumapanitch, John O’Leary, Kevin McGaha, Jake Burgess, and Ronney Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be all of his closest friends.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 9:00 P. M. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Izaac Walton League, 707 Conservation Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.
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