- 40 years old
- Date of birth: Oct 19, 1970
- Date of passing: Jul 2, 2011
|Let the memory of Derek be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one,
We will remember him forever.
This site was created to provide a place to share your memories of Derek,
by leaving tributes, sharing stories or adding photos.
""D", We can not beleive it has been 4 years & we will always miss u! Your boys & Coni miss u every day but they are liveng "One Day at A Time" & as allways you would be so proud of them. The boys are so big & look like you & Coni is still a great mom! Hope u are enjoying yourself with all that r with u & our Lord, as u look down on them, i know you are happy for your family's life & we will see you one day & talk all about it! You will never be forgotten, u r one of a kind! Sending Love! S.W.G.L."
"D. sorry i am late again, but as I said last year, im am sure it is "TIMELESS" in Heaven, anyway Happy B-Day, in Heaven. U are still missed & always will be! There is not a week that goes by that something ( a song, picture, a place,ect.),doesent remind us of u ! Your boys r gettig so big & they will always make u proud! Connie is a Great mom & u feel the 3 of them's Love 4 u when ever u r near them! See u when I get there, keep looking down on us! Luv u! S.W.G.L."
"Derek, sorry i am late but "Happy Birthday", in Heaven. I would guess the time in Heaven is "TIMELESS",any way! We will always miss u,& there r always things that remind us of u. Hope u had a fun time, with our Lord! I will see u some day, maybe soon & we can talk about it. Connie & the boys r doing good, even though it will never be the same with-out you! Luv ya "ALWAYS"! D. S.W.G.L."
"So its ur birthday just another milestone in life where u r missed. I can't help but to tear up when I visit u because u r so missed. I know that u r celebrating today better than any of us ever will on this earth. Happy Birthday to one of the greatest men I habe ever had the privilege of knowing."
""Derek, it is hard to beleive it has been 2 years sence u went to be with the Lord! We will always miss & Love u! We think of u all the time & remember how u loved life, Coni, the boys & your smiles & hugs that u gave freely & i still remember how they felt! I know u are STILL looking down on Coni & the boys & they are still doing great, with the Lords help! See u when HE returnes! S.W.G.L"
"1 year, I can't believe it, it has gone by so fast. There is not a day that I don't think about u and Coni and those wonderful boys u guys brought into the world. I know u r so proud of them all. All their strength and courage, mentally and physically for Coni, She is one strong girl and that I think in part is because of you. Love U and miss u man. Its just not the same without u."
"Miss you alot. We are still praying for Coni and your boys. I am thankful for everything you did for me and for the time we had working together. You will always be remembered."
"You my man are very missed by your family, but they all know you are in their hearts and always will be..
You were always so special, always had a kind word and that beautiful smile. We all miss you, always watch over your family and send them love and hugs."
"Derek, We will ALWAYS miss u, & Love u, the smiles, hugs & never forget u!!! I know you r always looking down on Coni & the boys, so I know u r as proud of them as we r. They r staying strong, as u would want them to! With ALL the friends & family around them they r staying as happy as they can without u around! Tell God I said HI. We will see u again one day.Happy 1st with God!! S.W.G.L."
"Happy Birthday,in heaven,Derek! We miss & think of u daily! Our Love & Prayers r with Coni & the boys daily! We know u r looking down on them from your CLOUD & celebrate with us her VICTORY yesterday! Keep an eye out 4 the ballons the boys sent!"UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN" "D". S.W.G.L."
"Thinking of u today on ur 41st b-day & Coni & the boys. I know today is a VERY hard day for them. But they have a multitude of ppl that love & support them & will b praying for peace for them today. I love u man & miss u everyday. But u r in a better place at peace."
"We were sad when you moved out of our neighborhood but were very lucky to continue to have so many great times with your family and friends. The kids had a great time,especially hanging with the "biggest Kid Derek".We had some great times at the UL games also. Love you man!"
""Derek always had a smile and had of way of making everyone feel special. He was one of the nicest people I have ever met. He was a good father and husband and a great friend. He will be missed but never forgotten.""
"I met Derek a few times at events, and always seen a smile on his face, a happy person. He will be missed. May God bless his family."
"We are missing you!! I will miss someone to share funny stories with about our kids, someone to poke at when U of L gets beat:) A great Manager and a Great Friend. In the years I have worked with Derek He was always there for me.Coni we will cont. to pray for you and the boys."
"Derek - the smile and laughter that accompanied you whenever you walked into a room will never be forgotten! I will always treasure our business trips, weekend outings, lunches, etc. You will truly be missed! May God bless you, Coni, Garrett and Ethan!"
"I will always remember Derek's smile,laugh and great personality. What a great guy to have know. You will be missed by so many people - love you."
"Derek was one of the funniest & nicest parents @ Little Scholars. It was a pleasure to be a friend to them and have a friendship that grew over the years. God Bless Derek up in Heaven and to Coni, Garret and Ethan!!!"
"Derek,You could not help but Love him! He was one of the best,men,fathers,husbands & friends you could EVER hope to know! God welcomed a new angel on July 2nd. As Derek looks down on us,I know he is so proud of Coni & the boys. We Love & Miss You daily, D. "UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN!"!"
"Derek was always the life of the party there is not one bad thing u can say about Derek. He was the Perfect husband, father, & gentleman. I loved u more like a brother that a cousin-in-law. I love u & will miss u so much. Coni, I know u suffer a great loss, I Love u so much."
"Coni, I never had the pleasure of meeting Derek, but I know what kind of person you are and I know that from the two of you, you created two beautiful sons. He will forever be with you through them, and I know in my heart that he will watch over you and the boys forever.Love you"
"You were like a brother to Lyle and I.Your smile was infectious and always were able to make us laugh no matter what was happening in our lives.Even though we have been living so far away, we were able to pick up where we left off.I am praying for you all.We love you and miss you"
"UL Football games, Pool parties, Beta gatherings, weddings, and all the Little Scholar functions. Coni and Derek have been a staple in our life for many years. You are missed Derek, and Coni.. you are loved dearly. You are always in our heart!"
"Derek had a smile that could light up the room! His enthusiasm and dedication showed in all areas of his life, and he will be dearly missed by many. As Derek joins his Heavenly Father, I know Derek's spirit will shine through the hearts of those he touched."
"To Coni and family,
When I think of Derek, I think of the word "gentleman", he was always a gentleman and eager to help and always had that wonderful smile. Derek loved his family dearly and his outward love of God was rewarding to all."
"Derek's infectious laugh and smile. He never let you get down. If you were down and he go to you, you would soon be laughing about whatever it was. My first little brother in Beta who I enjoyed Kessler, "smooth as silk" with and had too many laughs to count. -kai- Greg 206"
"Derek was always an outgoing person and very proud of his family. Derek was very motivated, energetic and enjoyed life. Unfortunately his life was cut short, and now he will live on through Garrett and Ethan.Derek has touched many people in special ways and will be missed, but never forgotten."
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