Born: Saturday Jul 31, 1937

Died: Sunday Apr 25, 2021


James "J. T." Thomas Darby

July 31, 1937 - April 25, 2021

James Thomas “J. T.” Darby, 83, passed away Sunday morning, April 25, 2021, at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, April 28th, at Friendly Worship Center in Ridgeway, VA.  Burial will follow in the O’Dell Family Cemetery in Ridgeway.  He will lie in repose on Tuesday afternoon, 12 Noon to 5 PM, at Fair Funeral Home in Eden, for those wishing to come by to pay their respects.

Born July 31, 1937 in Patrick County, Virginia, J. T was the son of the late Luther Claude Darby and Penice Patterson Darby.  He was a US Army veteran and attended Friendly Worship Center in Ridgeway, VA.  He was a retiree of Martinsville Novelty Company.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Glenda Marie O’Dell Darby of the home; sons, James “Ken” Darby (Margie) of Evington, VA and Rickey Lee Darby of Ridgeway; daughter, Deloris “Dee” Carter (Terry) of Eden, NC; two grandchildren, Terry Tyler Carter and Tracie Laine Carter; three great-grandchildren, Katelyn Michelle Carter, Traidon Lee Washburn and Nicholas Ryland Carter; step-great-grandchild, Selena Isabella Charez; and brother, Ernest Clyde Darby (Dixie) of Martinsville, VA.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com

 



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Dee and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. May God cover you with comfort and peace. Much love, MJ
Mary Jane Perdue

We are sorry for your loss prayers for your family.
Dale and Cindy Dixon

Tracie, So sorry for the loss of your Grandfather. May God be with you and your family during this time. Love, Phyllis and Al White
Phyllis White

Tracie and Traidon we are very sorry for your loss ,with love Mema and Papa Washburn
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