Lacy Clay Darby, born in Houston, Texas on December 21, 1938 to Lacy B. Darby and Marion Frances Lords Darby, peacefully passed away on October 18, 2019 at the age of 80 years old. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Katherine Darby of 59 years, and two children, Marion and Denise Darby. Clay is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Kymberly, Katherine, Amber, Emily, Devin, and David. Clay is also survived by 3 siblings Gail, Delaine, Carol, and numerous other family members.
Lacy Clay Darby proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was able to retire from oilfield after almost 50 years. Clay was an avid Gilmer Buckeye Football fan and rarely ever missed a game. When Clay was not at a Gilmer Football game, he loved to spend time with his family, fish, or watch sports with his son. Clay was known to be a humorous, witty man, a story-teller and was loved by so many. He cherished his family, his friendships and spread love throughout. He will be greatly missed.
Details for Clay’s memorial will be announced at a later date.