Darby Lyons died February 4, 2017, at his residence in New Bedford.
Born in Cambridge, Darby grew up in Quincy attending St. of the Hills of Grammar School and Quincy High School.
Darby worked in the building trades, first an as apprentice plumber and later as an apprentice electrician. A fall at his residence left him a quadriplegic some twenty years ago. Darby in his earlier years was ahead of the gym craze, working out with and being the trainer for Mike ” Mighty” Quinn a Mr. America and Mr. Universe body builder competitor.
Darby was a loyal friend and a physically gifted athlete. He never forgot a name of someone he was introduced to.
Darby was the husband of Paula Lyons of Wareham. Father of Kelley Hobert of Quincy, Darby Lyons, Jr. of Centerville, Nicholas Lyons & Jessica Lyons both of Wareham and the late Deana Hobert. Dear friends of Mario Tronca, Eddie Bouzan, Larry Calley and Wayne Larson all of Quincy. He is also survived by 6 grand children and 2 great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Friday February 17, from 10 AM – 1 PM . Interment Private.