James Edward “Jim” Darby Jr.

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James Edward “Jim” Darby Jr.

Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 21 Nov 2002 (aged 47)
Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Burial South Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 67046499 View Source
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James Edward Darby, Jr., 47, of Rockville, died Thursday, (November 21, 2002) at Rockville General Hospital. Born June 1, 1955, in Hartford, he grew up in Manchester and Glastonbury and had lived in Rockville since 1978. Jim graduated from Cheney Technical School in 1974, and was a carpenter at Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Oak Hill School for the Blind.

He was a member of the Ty-Rods Car Club since 1975, the Yankee Chapter Antique Motorcycle Club of America, the Antique Motorcycle Club of America; was creator and promoter of Viking Productions Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet for the past 18 years, and was an avid collector of motorcycles and classic cars.

Jim is survived by his mother, Phyllis (Watson) Draghi and her husband, Peter of East Windsor; his father, James E. Darby, Sr. and his wife, Cynthia of Niantic and Vero Beach, FL; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Suzanne D. and Frank Bedell of Glastonbury, Deborah L. and John Bailey of Columbia; his grandmother, Elizabeth Patton of St. Petersburg, FL; his nieces, Lindsy and Rory Bedell of Glastonbury, and Ann Bailey of Columbia; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends; and his dog and best friend, Nikki. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Virginia Darby of Glastonbury.

(NOTE: Thanks to Ms. Clyde for this info)


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward “Jim” Darby Jr. (1 Jun 1955–21 Nov 2002), Find a Grave Memorial ID 67046499, citing Old Church Cemetery, South Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Chris (contributor 46801580) .