Our Story

Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.

Learn the legacy.

Darby Funeral Home has been a landmark in Canton and Cherokee County since 1961. The funeral home has been family owned and operated throughout it's history. Earl Darby joined the funeral home in 1972. In 2009, Earl and his wife Olene purchased that funeral home. They are continuing a long history of service the community has come to expect. Earl and Olene are active and always giving back to the community. Darby Funeral Home continues to humbly serve while changing with the growing needs of the community.

Who We Are

Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.

Earl W Darby

Earl W Darby

Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Olene Darby

Olene Darby

Owner
Joe Dowda

Joe Dowda

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Todd Sanders

Todd Sanders

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Licensed Insurance Agent
Ashley Crowe

Ashley Crowe

Administrative and Funeral Assistant
Dennis  Crothers

Dennis Crothers

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Ray DeLuca

Ray DeLuca

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Robert Barber

Robert Barber

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Rev. John Paul Holaway

Rev. John Paul Holaway

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Greg Hendrix

Greg Hendrix

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
James Blalock

James Blalock

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Johnny Champion

Johnny Champion

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
John Heard

John Heard

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Todd Klein

Todd Klein

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Linda Dobbs Simmons

Linda Dobbs Simmons

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Doug Owens

Doug Owens

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Hank Houston

Hank Houston

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Jeff Bryson

Jeff Bryson

Part-Time Funeral Assistant
Chris Collett

Chris Collett

Awards & Associations

2020

Reader's Choice Around Canton, Georgia
Best Funeral Home 2020/ Darby Funeral Home

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