Sunrise: May 7, 1947 — Sunset: January 18, 2023
The Darby, Wilson, Wright, and Gibson families announce the home-going of our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, Charles William Darby II, affectionately known as “Albert”. He quietly went to be with his Creator on Wednesday morning, January 18, 2023.
Albert leaves to cherish his memories, his wife: Frances (Kinza) Gibson-Darby, children: Leevander Darby and Kristopher Darby, siblings: Pastor Mai Darby-Brownell (Pastor Mickey Brownell), Barbara Darby, Enid Darby-Bettie, Chalnicia Darby-Snyder (Jimmy), Natalie Darby-Cassell (John), Charles Darby, Jr, Cecil Darby, Louis Darby, D. Colden Wilson (Maureen), Alliette Wilson-Perkins (Bennie), Wendell Wilson (Rachelle), Rev. Preciouse Wilson (Loretta), Wynston Wilson, Olivia Savage Thorpe (Nathaniel), Minister Annie Johnson, aunts: Ellen Wright Brown, Shirley Wright Henries, and Jenetha Ricks Gardiner, nephew: Edward Greene, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, step-children and a host of close relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his father: Charles William Darby, Sr., his mothers: Viola Wright and Cerue J. Darby, his sister: Clarice King, and his former wife: Natalie Neal-Darby.
Celebration of Life Service:
Saturday, February 11, 2023
St John Baptist Church
9055 Tamar Drive
Columbia, MD 21045
Viewing (9:00 – 11:00 AM)
Celebration of Life Service (11:00 AM)
Live stream link: https://stjohnbaptistchurch.org/
For more information please contact:
Wendell Wilson — (678) 575-1054
Mai Darby-Brownell — (832) 423-6427
Barbara Darby — (202) 294-9782
Enid Darby-Bettie — (301) 806-5154
Natalie Darby-Cassell — (302) 275-1633
Barbara Wright-Bruce — (678) 430-6608
For tributes, please contact Barbara Darby @ 202.294.9682 or email@example.com
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