Doisey Gene Darby

26 September, 19334 December, 2022
Obituary of Doisey Gene Darby
Doisey Gene Darby, 89, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022, in a local hospice care center. He was a native of Nunez, Louisiana and had been a resident of Sulphur for over 60 years. Gene was a member of First Baptist Church of Sulphur where he was active in the worship choir, and also the Agin' Cajuns Choir. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran. He owned and operated Hollywood Barber Shop in Sulphur for 65 years. Mr. Darby enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Survivors include his sons, Philip Darby and wife, Mindy, Patrick Darby, and Troy Darby and wife, Rochelle, all of Sulphur; his siblings, Curtis Darby, Earl Darby, Earline Suire, Robert Darby, and Roberta Mire; eight grandchildren, Desiree Politz (Clay), Delaina Guthrie (Heath), Danielle Darby (Shena Chen), Christian Darby, Brandon Darby, Cameron Darby (Courtney), Kaitlyn Darby Hayes (Blaze), and Kathryne Darby; and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Darby; his parents, Lionel and Ella Darby; and siblings, Raymond Darby, Thomas Darby, Hazel Patterson, Goldie Heard, Beverly Myers, Kenneth Darby, and Joyce Hebert. A Celebration of Gene’s Life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 10, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Dr. David Holder will officiate. A graveside service will follow at 1 p.m. at Nunez Cemetery in Kaplan. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday in the funeral home. Words of comfort and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

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  • Marilyn Darby Wife (deceased)
  • Philip Darby (Mindy) Son
  • Patrick Darby Son
  • Troy Darby (Rochelle) Son
  • Curtis Darby Brother
  • Earl Darby Brother
  • Earline Swire Sister
  • Robert Darby Brother
  • Roberta Mire Sister
  • Raymond Darby Brother (deceased)
  • Thomas Darby Brother (deceased)
  • Hazel Patterson Sister (deceased)
  • Goldie Heard Sister (deceased)
  • Beverly Myers Sister (deceased)
  • Kenneth Darby Brother (deceased)
  • Joyce Hebert Sister (deceased)
  • Desiree Politz (Clay) Granddaughter
  • Delaina Guthrie (Heath) Granddaughter
  • Danielle Darby (Shena Chen) Granddaughter
  • Christian Darby Grandson
  • Brandon Darby Grandson
  • Cameron Darby (Courtney) Grandson
  • Kaitlyn Darby Hayes (Blaze) Granddaughter
  • Kathryne Darby Granddaughter
  • Mr. Darby also leaves behind his five great-grandchildren.

  • Brandon Darby
  • Christian Darby
  • Cameron Darby
  • Charles Hebert
  • Fern Hebert
  • Craig Darby
  • Todd Murrell

Past Services

Friday, 09 December, 2022


Saturday, 10 December, 2022


Saturday, 10 December, 2022

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