ALBUQUERQUE, NM Thomas B. Darby, 79, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009. He was born on Aug. 11, 1929, in Pampa, Texas.

Graveside Services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Erath Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 6- 8 p.m., Monday Aug. 17 at Stephenville Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nelda Darby of Albuquerque, NM; son, Tom Darby and his wife Vivian of Seattle, WA; daughter, Kim Garrett and husband Mark of Albuquerque, NM; son, Pat Darby and wife Jolie of Phoenix, AZ; son, Scott Darby and wife, Donice of Stephenville; grandchildren, Matthew, Tyler, Katy, Calvin, and Bryn; brother, John Darby and wife, Marcia of Amarillo; and three nieces, Mary, Ashley, and Donna.

Family wish expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association

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Published Aug. 17, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune