Carroll Dixon Darby
Carroll Dixon Darby
  • January 20, 1927 - August 21, 2017
  • Pensacola, Florida

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Carroll Dixon "Dix" Darby died Monday, August 21, 2017, from cancer. He was born in Pace, Florida, attended Atmore High School where he played football under Coach Barnes. Darby was a Master Chief Petty Officer, USN (Retired), a veteran of World War II (Pacific) and the Vietnam Conflict. He was the first Director of Pollack Industries for ARC, and a community volunteer with a love for the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, and clowning with Hadji Shrines.
Darby was married for 59 years to Genevieve Covington, she preceded him in death. Survivors are his daughter Joy Darby Gardberg and her husband Jonathan (Jonny), Georgetown, Texas, and his son Jeff Darby and his wife, Joanie, Loxley, Alabama.
A Celebration of Life Visitation will be Sunday, September 17, 2017, from 3:00- 6:00 p.m., at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, 619 N. New Warrington Road, Pensacola, FL, (850)453-2321. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. He will be inurned at Barrancas National Cemetery by his children at a later date. Darby has requested in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to ARC Gateway Foundation or Hadji Shrine Hospital Transportation Fund, or to the individual's favorite charity.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.