Robert D. Darby, 74, of Port Richey, Fla., passed away Nov. 28, 2011.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, New Port Richey, and Volunteer Fire and Rescue of Leitersburg, Smithsburg, Long Meadow, Gaithersburg and Damascus, Md.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, P. Elizabeth (Crawford); sons, Robert, New Tampa, and Edward, Hagerstown, Md.; three grandchildren, Ashley, Tyler and Ansley; two sisters, Mary Pearson, Rockville, Md., and Lorraine Epling, Frederick, Md.; and preceded in death by his parents, Dorsey N. and Dorothy Frye Darby, and a brother, William.
A celebration of life will be held in December. Time and date to be announced.