In Memory of



Obituary for Darell Tobias

Darell L. Tobias “Toby”, passed away at his home on Friday, February 4, 2022.

Born and raised in West Carrollton, Ohio. Toby was a Graduate of Dayton School of Art and a Bass player and soloist. He played in Several bands through the years. He was a six-year U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Vietnam era and was a true patriot. He served as an Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Franklin and served on several mission trips. Toby’s love for music was unsurpassed, along with camping, boating, and eating sushi.

Toby is survived by his wife, Barbara Trueblood Tobias; sons, Christopher Tobias (Felice) and Shawn Tobias (Kimberly); grandson Gabe Tobias; stepson, Blake Koch (Rachele); step granddaughter, Brittany Pulliam (Bryan); step great-grandchildren, Sienna, Mason, and Devon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Hospital for Children.

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