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Calvin Darby, Sr.

August 17, 1953 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 66)


Calvin Darby Sr. entered into eternal rest at Lexington Medical Center on September 24, 2019 with his loving wife and family by his side. He was the son of the late Ernest Darby, Sr. and Mary W. Darby. He was born on August 17, 1953 in Columbia, SC.

Calvin was educated in Richland One School District in Columbia, SC. He worked vigorously in all he put his mind to and made sure the task was completed. He worked many jobs, including Gordon Plastering Company for over 30 years. Calvin and Mary Darby have been married for 46 years. He often attended bible study at City of Truth Outreach Ministry.

 He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Clifton Darby; and a sister, Barbara Wise.

Cherishing the memories of Calvin Darby, Sr. are his wife, Mary Darby; his children, Tasha Salley, Calvary (Derrick) Johnson, Demitra (Gregory) Pride, and Calvin Darby, Jr.; his siblings, Ernest (Janie) Darby, Jr., Thomas (Lillian) Darby, Daniel Darby, and Lula Mae Veal; his grandchildren, Brianna Darby, MaKinzie Darby, Mahrley Rast, Jonathan Salley, Melisa White, and Yasemine Burrison; 5 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

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September 28, 2019

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
September 29, 2019

1:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Interment following funeral service

Serenity Memorial Gardens
1101 Buckner Road
Columbia, SC 29203

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