August 21, 1950 - October 9, 2021
Eddie L. Darby was born on August 21, 1950 in Tuskegee, Alabama to parents Johnnie Lee & Roseanna Darby. Eddie received his education at Drew High School in Winter Garden, FL. He continued his education and graduated from Orlando College with obtaining an Associates & Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He went on to become an entrepreneur owning several businesses. At a young tender age he met and fell in love with his childhood sweetheart. He was united in holy matrimony to Betty Sherman for over fifty-two years. He was a dedicated and loving husband. At the age of 25 years old he received the Lord Jesus Christ and lived a long Christian life being a member of several churches throughout his life. He served as an active member involved in many positions in the church, usher, care team member, greeter, treasurer, and on the evangelistic team. His favorite past time was enjoying sports, playing tennis, basketball, bicycling, photography, traveling, and cooking. But his favorite of all was fishing. He was full of life with comedic jokes and to know him is to love him. Above all else, he was a family man and he really loved his family. In his departure to heaven he will truly be missed by all his family, and friends. He is preceded in death by Johnnie Darby (Father); Roseanna Darby (Mother); Otis Darby (Brother); Fred Darby (Brother); and Alisa Darby (Daughter). Eddie L. Darby is survived by his Wife, Betty Darby of Orlando, Florida; Children: Carla Poke (Don) of Clearwater, Florida, Eddie Darby (Tareava) of Winter Garden, Florida, and Donnie Darby (Kim) of Orlando, Florida; Siblings: James Darby of Gainesville, Florida, Louise Preston of Winter Garden, Florida, Adella Harris of Atlanta, Georgia, Johnnie Mae Darby of Archer, Florida, and Curtis Easton (Mary) of Newberry, Florida; 5 Grand- children, 2 Great Grands, and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
Eddie L. Darby was born on August 21, 1950 in Tuskegee, Alabama to parents Johnnie Lee & Roseanna Darby. Eddie received his education at Drew High School in Winter Garden, FL. He continued his education and graduated from Orlando College with... View Obituary & Service Information
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