Name Residence Barney D. Darby Jr Anderson,SC Date of Death: 09/23/2006 Notice Lt. Col. Barney Dupre Darby, Jr., 70, of 409 Serena Circle, died Saturday, September 23, 2006, at AnMed Health Medical Center. Born December 13, 1935, in Anderson, he was the son of the late Barney D. Darby, Sr. and Martha Edmunds Darby. A member of the elite drill platoon, the Summerall Guards, he graduated from the Citadel in 1958. After graduation, he began a distinguished career in the United States Army, serving for 22 years. He fulfilled two tours during the Vietnam War, and held various posts in Korea and the United States. For bravery, valor and exceptional service to his country, he was awarded the Soldier’s Medal, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Meritorious Service Medal. During our country’s 200th anniversary, Lt. Col. Darby was a member of the Joint Service Review Board which was in charge of Bicentennial activities. He was a member of the Retired Officers Association and an Honorary Member of the National Society of Pershing Rifles. Upon military retirement, he became an Anderson businessman and founded Darby Metalworks, Inc., where he served as President until his death. He also served on various boards in his hometown, such as the Anderson Regional Joint Water System Board of Commissioners, Broadway Water Authority Board of Directors, and the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club Board. He was a member of Belton First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bettye Stroman Darby of the home, sons, Steven Stroman Darby and his wife Alison Ashley Darby and Joseph Eugene Darby all of Anderson; four grandchildren, Austin Dupre Darby, Philip Stroman Darby, Andrew Tabor Darby and Sloane Elizabeth Darby; brother, E. Steve Darby and his wife Judy; sister, Molly George Rich and her husband Gene, all of Anderson; dear friends, Thomas Austin Wigington and Mary Lou Martin, both of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews. He will be buried with full military honors at a graveside service, 2 PM Tuesday, September 26, 2006, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Services will be conducted by the Reverends T. Dale Lynch and Robert Beaver. The family respectfully requests that flowers be omitted. Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel, 401 North Main St., Anderson

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