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Thomas Eugene Darby

June 24, 1931 ~ November 16, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Thomas Eugene Darby “Gene”, of Florence, passed away November 16, 2022. He was 91 years old.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Billie H. Darby; and parents, Elbert and Jewel Darby.

Survivors are son, Tommy Darby (Jackie); daughter, Debbie Rappuhn; grandchildren, Ry Darby (Itsumi), Darby Finley (Kaitlyn), and Allie Rappuhn; great grandchildren, Mylo Thomas Darby, Rose Eliot Finley, and Lewis Grey Finley; very special friend, Joyce Pace; and loyal fur friend, Lulu.

Gene was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired with over 40 years of service from the U.S. Postal Service. He was the Superintendent of Mail when he retired. He was a past member of the Florence Civil Service Board. Gene was a member of Chisholm Hills Church of Christ.

Besides being outstanding at the most important jobs of his life, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, he was a loyal friend, second-dad, and mentor to many. He was loved and will be remembered by all. God blessed him for sure with many gifts.

There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Park. Officiating will be Charles Abernathy.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
November 19, 2022

Greenview Memorial Park
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633

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