I'm lookin for information on my grandfather who passed back in Nov 2017 darrill raby. In lasfresno tx

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I never met my bio father darrill raby who just passed back in Nov 2017  married a Carman Maria and my grandmother is aida Ann zullo. Supposedly he had a wedlock son in nickaragra north america
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Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014. 1966 > 04500-04999. Img 140. www.ancestry.com Circuit Court, Norfolk Co. provides birth info. I.e., Darrill Jerome Raby Born 7/19/29, Bowlegs, Oklahoma. Res: unknown, last known: 2145 E Ocean View, Norfolk.
Aida Ann Zullo b Jamaca(sic), New York, 6/1/25. No. of this marriage: First. Occ: clerk, hospital. Res: 722 B - W. Olney Road.
Place of marriage: Hollis, New York. Date: 2/11/51. Separation: 9/1/59. Grounds for divorce: desertion. Divorce (granted to Wife): 7-11-66.

Given his birth date/place in the divorce record, he is likely the son of Frank F and Mary Raby listed here:
1930 U. S. Fed. Census, Oklahoma, Seminole Co., Wolf Township. sh 5A. ED 67-36, SD 10. enum Apr 14. Dw. 101. Fam. 102. www.ancestry.com
Raby, Frank F head, age 25, md age 21, b Oklahoma, parents b Missouri/Missouri, occ: pumper - oil fields
---, Mary J wife, 22, md age 19, b Texas, parents b North Carolina/Virginia
---, Darrill J son, age 8 mos., b Oklahoma, parents b Oklahoma/Texas

New York, New York, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-1995. www.ancestry.com
Darrill J Raby mrg license 19 Jan 1951, New York City, New York. Spouse: Aida A Zullo

[divorce info above]

Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015. www.ancestry.com
Darrill Jerome Raby Engagement: 28 Nov 1967, Cameron, TX. Marriage: 25 Nov 1967, Cameron, TX. Spouse: Maria Carmen Chavez Pulido. [dates are as in the reference. Reversed? - bjv]

This may be Darrill's father:
Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000. www.ancestry.com
Frank Raby died 1 Mar 1995, Gregg Co.

This may be Darrill's father:
findagrave.com https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5995101 - Frank Freeman Raby.
from image of headstone: Frank F Raby b Feb 17, 1905; d Mar 1, 1995. Evelyn M Raby b Jan 17, 1917; d Jun 18, 1993.

findagrave.com https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186358103 - Darrill Jerome Raby (unsourced)

The Brownsville Herald (Brownsville, TX) Dec 14, 2017, p A4. newspapers.com. Death Notices.
"Darrill Jarome(sic) Raby, 88, from Los Fresnos, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Trevino Funeral Home, 1355 Old Port Isabel Road, Brownsville."
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