Robert Derrick Obituary
In Memory of

Mr. Robert Lewis Derrick

October 7, 1936 - July 13, 2014

Mr. Robert “Lum” Derrick age 77 of Balsam, passed away July 13, 2014 at MedWest Harris Regional Hospital. He was born in Haywood County to the late Newman and Nina McCall Derrick. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Derrick; and several brothers and sisters. Mr. Derrick served our country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his son Stephen Derrick and his wife Michele; daughter Tonja Bailey and her husband Danny; brother Lloyd Derrick and his wife Dorothy, all of Balsam; sister Ann Ruff of Hazelwood; grandchildren Holly and Felisha Sutton, Dakota Trantham and Caleb Bailey. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. Memorial Contributions may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project. Garrett Funerals and Cremations is caring for the family.

"Steve and family. We were so very sorry to hear about your Dad. You are in our thoughts and prayers." Thad and Leeunah Woods (Waynesville, NC)

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