Daniel Andrew Darby passed away at his residence in Greenville,
Texas on August 3, 2019 at the age of 56. He was born in Greenville
on October 15, 1962 to Danny and Peggie Spradling Darby.
He graduated from Greenville High School in 1981 where he served on
the Lion Tracks Newspaper, was a member of the Youth Against Cancer Club, Who’s
Who and Senior Class Favorite. Andrew attended the University of
Texas at Austin and North Texas State University. He was a member of
Delta Upsilon Fraternity.
Andrew lived in New York City for a number of years, while in New
York, he sold many of his paintings. He was a very talented artist for many
years concentrating in abstract and contemporary paintings. He moved back
to Greenville where he resided until his passing. Andrew was sweet and
kind and always greeted everyone with a winning smile and was loved by all who
He is survived by his sister Dana Darby of Dallas, brother Douglas
Darby of Denton, Aunt Linda McAnaney of Pottsboro, Uncle Hal Spradling of
Toronto, Canada, Cousins Dr. Stephen McAnaney, Hal Spradling, Jr. and Donna
Darby Graff. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00
PM in the chapel at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Candice Richey Womack
officiating. Private family interment for Andrew will be in
Memoryland Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in
Andrew’s memory to the Greenville Art League, P. O. Box 8482, Greenville, Texas