Official Obituary of

Larry Andrew Darby, Sr

May 15, 1949 ~ October 12, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Larry Darby, Sr Obituary

New Iberia – Larry Andrew Darby, Sr., 74, passed away at his home in New Iberia on October 12, 2023.  He was born on May 15, 1949, to Clarence George Darby, Sr, and Lillie Marie Romero Darby. 


Larry was married to the love of his life Natalie for 36 years.  He worked in the jail and transportation for the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office for 22 years. In addition to working for the sheriff’s department, he was a crane operator at the Port of Iberia. He was a husband and father who was driven to provide for his family. Larry was a man of many talents, and as a carpenter, he applied his skills to build their family home. His long-time hobby was chatting on his CB radio, and everyone knew him by his handle which was “Old Man”.

In his final days, his devoted grandson Jason lovingly took excellent care of his grandfather.

Survivors include his sons Larry Darby, Jr, (Sandra) of New Iberia, and Hank Williams Darby of Lafayette, and daughter Angel Cheri Darby of New Iberia. Brothers: Lester Darby of Jeanerette and Allen (Brenda) Darby of New Iberia.  Sisters: Daisy Darby of Erath, Bessie (Robert) Arcement of New Iberia, and Edal Girouard of New Iberia; grandchildren: Halz Darby, Coda Boudeloche, Levi Boudeloche, Jason Mouton, and Jayda Mouton all of New Iberia.

Larry was preceded in death by his wife Natalie Dauphine Darby and their son Tony Joseph Darby. His parents, Clarence George Darby, Sr, and Lillie Marie Romero Darby, Sisters: Betty Harry and Gale Chastant, brothers: Charles, George, Jerry, Clarence Jr., and Albert Darby.

The family has entrusted Greene Funeral Home at 802 Weldon Street, New Iberia, LA with the arrangements. (337) 256-5152.

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