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Ricky Lynn Darby

March 30, 1953 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 67)



Ricky Lynn Darby - age 67 of Polo, MO passed away Saturday evening, January 30th, 2021 at home. Rick was born on March 30th, 1953 the son of Francis Lee and Dorothy (Sportsman) Darby in St. Joseph, MO.  He grew up in Skidmore, MO and was a 1973 graduate of Brookfield High School.  Rick moved to Polo in 1980. He was a member of the Kingston Lion’s Club. Rick worked as a mechanic and operator for Kansas City Power & Light for 30 years.

Rick was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Randy, and Danny Darby.  Survivors: son, Jesse (Miranda) Darby of Gardner, KS; sister, Pam (Jason) Smith of Columbia, MO; brother, Mike (Renee) Morin of Belton, MO; sister-in-law, Brenda Darby of Independence, MO; grandsons, Cash and Waylon.    

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Caldwell County Cancer Coalition. No services are scheduled at this time.  Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Family Funeral Home in Polo. (660) 354-2214. Online guestbook at

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