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 Albert Allnutt Darby, Sr

Albert Allnutt Darby, Sr

Birth
Dawsonville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 1 Mar 1986 (aged 81)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row I, Lot 5, Site 2
Memorial ID 49703737 · View Source
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Son of Julia White Allnutt and Lawrence Allnutt Darby II.

Husband of Alice Harrison
Married May 5, 1928


Father of:
1. Albert Allnutt Darby Jr.
2. Julia Darby

Western Maryland College - 1925

Al Darby represents the highest type of college man - the ideal Western Maryland holds up before her aspiring undergraduates. His varied talents have been so well coordinated and his energies distributed over such wide fields that his proficiency in each individual branch of endeavor is surprising. In any activity which he entered, "Al" became a leader.

Darby has made enviable marks in his classwork, standing among the highest in that division of activities. In service to his class, Al is undoubtedly first among many worthy competitors. He has upheld his class honor to an unusual degree and with marked ability. As President of the Senior Class, Al guided the destinies of the group through a difficult year, removing obstructions by pure personal influence, and introducing many constructive measures. He was the pep and life of the Gamma Beta Chi Club, serving as its President twice.

His conquests of various feminine hearts have been accomplished with his usual mastery, and his earned for him the title "Shiek." As Major of the Battalion, he displayed an equal mastery over men, maintained by kindness and thoughtful consideration.

Al not only deserves the best, but will get it, for such ability as he possesses cannot be denied. He bears the love and respect of all as a tribute to his personality and his manhood.


Obituary
The Washington Post - March 3, 1986

On Saturday, March 1, 1986, at Homewood Retirement Center, Frederick, Md.; father of Albert A. Darby Jr. and Julia D. Bucher. Four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

Friends by call Tuesday, March 4, one hour prior to the 1 p.m. funeral service at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville, Rd., Barnesville, Md. Interment Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, MD


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  • Created by: Cameron Disney Darby
  • Added: 14 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49703737
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Allnutt Darby, Sr (20 Oct 1904–1 Mar 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49703737, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Cameron Disney Darby (contributor 47173342) .