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“When Mike saw me he greeted me with a smile.Now he is with his beloved mother and my beloved mother looking down at us guiding us along our journey...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Donna Dausch-Morin - Brooksville , FL

“Michael was very special to me, and I loved him very much. I know that he is home at last with our Lord. I also know that he is with our dear Mother...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Beth Edwards - sister

“My heart goes out to all of Mike's Family & Friends, as he was a special guy. So glad we were able to have had a chance to reconnect at the Marty...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Phyllis - FL - Friend

“may you rest in peace my dear friend i loved you from the first time we met and i always will, and i want to send my condolences to your family from...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: dawana lisk and family - FL

“I went to all though school with Mike. I have known him along time! He was always a good friend with a good heart. Mr, Darby, coach and all the rest...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Marsha (Hypes) Hopkins - FL

“I can't remember life in Brooksville, without the Darby family, and of course Mike! In Brooksville, you just always expect to see everyone the next...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Donnie Varn - Brooksville, FL

“That smile.................. Whenever I saw Mike that smile was ALWAYS there and is what I will remember always. I don't think I have ever met a...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Sandy Hoyle - Friend

“Happy trails Buddy. We will miss you. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Marty Overton - Germantown, TN

“Goodbye Michael. I will love you forever. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Swann - Ridge Manor, FL

“I think I've known and loved Mike my whole life. I am so thankful I got to see him at the Marty Party. He never changed in all these years. My...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda Whitehurst Gause - Friend

“Mike was an incredibly kind man, our youngest daughter was best friends with his daughter Patricia, so we had the pleasure of knowing him for many...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: The Finley Family - Brooksville, FL

“Mike- We will miss you and your sweet spirit. We will like many forever walk on your great tile work in our home forever. Our prayers will go out to...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Dan & Carla Looper - Brooksville, FL

“my name is Betty Jean Hendrix; iwent to school with Beth John mike and being alifelong resident of brooksville and so saddened by the passing of Mike...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: BETTY JEAN HENDRIX WILKERSON

“patty im so sorry hunny i remember being with you going to see him and him always having a smile on his face remember the days where we were going to...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Tiffany Smith

“i'm mikey's daughter. i miss him so much. i rember all the times we would stay up late and talk. i rember one time my dad was teaching me how to...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: pj - perry, FL - daughter

“Mike was such a special person. Always smiling. Rest in peace. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Dupree - Friend

“As He will, may The Lord bless, and keep us in our times of loss, and sorrow.Amen ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Yvonne Patterson - Friend

“Darby was like a breath of fresh air for me, being around him always reminded me that life is precious, and sweet to enjoy it, and get the most I can...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Yvonne Patterson - Ridge Manor, FL

“Mike was one of my best friends during high school and remained so to this day. We didn't get to see each other as much lately, our last time...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Paul G. McCabe - Pinellas Park, FL

“My best wished go out to all family members and friends of Mike. My you always cherish the best memories that Mike left us all. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Paul G. McCabe - Pinellas Park, FL

“i have a story to share with youof my last memory of mike. about 8 years ago my mother was very ill, she had herself convinced if the home health...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: paula a. beasley - friend

“i am so sorry to be out of town when the mass will be for mike he of all people would know 'you go where the "work is" it sure is so sad to hear of...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: paul c. beasley - brooksville, FL


Michael J. Darby, 55 of Brooksville passed away on April 5, 2010 at Shand’s Hospital in Gainesville. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and came here 53 years ago. He was Catholic by faith, and worked as a tile setter for a living, his favorite past-time was hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.
He is predeceased by his mother Betty Darby and his brother John Darby.
He is survived by his daughter; Patricia Darby of Perry, FL., father; Thomas Darby, Sr., of Brooksville, sister; Beth Edwards of Perry, FL.,
2 brothers; Tom Darby, Jr. of Cleveland, GA. And Patrick Darby of Brooksville, and Companion; Mary Darby of Brooksville.
A Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 1:30 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.