Susan Darby

Obituary of Susan Dawn Darby

Susan Dawn Darby, 66, of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of the late Michael Shuppe and Betty (Harned) Shuppe, she was born March 26, 1954, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Susan was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved and treasured her whole family dearly. She was a proud member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Bruceton Mills as well as a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Susan retired as an LPN from the Suites at Heritage Point in Morgantown, West Virginia in June 2019 after a long career of serving the elderly and others at various places in the community. Susan is survived by her loving husband, Thomas Hugh Darby; a daughter and two sons and their spouses: April (Darby) Shay and Jay Shay of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia; Thomas Hugh Darby II and Cindy Darby of Greenville, South Carolina; and James Ray Darby and Amanda (Benson) Darby of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia; six grandchildren: Will, Lena, Owen, Paisley, Jackson, and Amelia; a brother and a sister and her spouse: Michael Shuppe of Pickerington, Ohio and Priscilla (Shuppe) Kimball and John Kimball of Beaufort, South Carolina; a brother in law and spouse: Jim and Charlotte Darby of Culpepper, Virginia and a brother in law: Jessie Monroe of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father and mother in law, Hugh and Maxine Darby; a sister in law, Patricia (Lebnick) Shuppe; a sister in law, Jane (Darby) Monroe; and a brother in law, Warren "Butch" Darby. Family and friends may call at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Centenary-Bruceton Mills, West Virginia on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., and Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. also at the Centenary Church, with Pastor Steve Wotring and Pastor Mark Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Sugar Valley Cemetery in Bruceton Mills. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to Amedisys Home Health Care, 5007 Mid Atlantic Dr., Morgantown, WV 26508. Carl R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, will be assisting the Darby family with funeral arrangements. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of everyone attending the visitation, visitors are asked to wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and avoid lingering after paying respects to the Darby family. Condolences:
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