Delbert Darby Obituary

Delbert Dean Darby
Delbert Dean Darby

December 15, 1923 - April 25, 2018
Born in Marshall, Oklahoma
Resided in Oakridge, Oregon
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Delbert Darby passed away April 25 of natural causes. He was 94. He was a resident of Oakridge for 71 years.
Delbert was born on December 15, 1923 in Marshall, Oklahoma to Thomas and Beatrice Darby. He graduated high school in Akron, Colorado, joined the Navy for four years, and worked at Pope and Talbot, retiring in 1984. He married Margie O’Connor Rychard in Oakridge on March 26, 1983.
Delbert enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golf. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church and Circle Bar Golf Club.
Delbert is survived by his wife Margie, brother-in-law Earl Ferguson, and sister-in-law Cretus Darby. He is also survived by daughters Lorraine Williams of Gresham, and Suzy Grant of Eugene; son Wes Darby of Eugene, Lance Darby of Eugene; step daughters Veronica Russell (Rick) of Bend and Angie Kusman (Rick) of Port Orchard, Washington; and step sons Jeff Rychard of Anchorage, Alaska and Steve Rychard (Seno) of Sacramento, California; 18 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Rosalie, two brothers, two sisters, and one great grand daughter.
Memorial contributions can be made to Sacred Heart Hospice in memory of Del Darby, 677 E. 12th St., suite 110 Eugene, OR 97401. Major Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Memorial Service
St. Luke Lutheran Church
47477 Teller Rd.
Oakridge, Oregon 97478
Saturday, May 12, 2018
11:00 AM
Celebration of Life
Circle Bar Golf Course
48447 Westoak Rd
Oakridge, Oregon 97463
Saturday, May 12, 2018
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