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Russell Joseph Darby

November 5, 1950 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 69)


Opelousas – A Private Ceremony will be held for Mr. Russell Darby’s immediate family & close friends on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Sibille Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Bayou Jacques Church of Christ Cemetery in Big Cane, LA.

Mr. Darby, age 69, a native and resident of Opelousas, passed away at his residence after a lengthy illness on Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Russell is survived by his Ex-wife and mother of his children, Joann Lavergne; five children; 3 daughters, Tracie Darby Pitre and husband, Craig of Pecan Island, LA, Shanda Darby of Villle Platte, LA, and Lacie Darby and fiancé, Roth Hainkel of New Orleans; 2 sons, Michael Darby and wife, Mindy of Sunset, LA, and Christopher Darby and wife, Nikki of Keller, TX; brother, Darrell Darby of Plaucheville, LA; niece/ godchild, Melissa Darby Dawson of Baytown, TX; 11 grandchildren, Alex, Abbie, Aaron, Morgan, Malorie, Mason, Kate, Laken, Kamren, Madison and Payton; and 13 great-grandchildren.   

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson “Shine” Darby and Ann Savage Darby.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.

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