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Derrick Paul Smith

November 11, 1979 May 8, 2019
Derrick Paul Smith
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Obituary for Derrick Paul Smith

Derrick Paul Smith, 39 years of age of Roseann, Hurley, VA, gained his wings after a courageous battle with Cerebral Palsy, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. Born November 11, 1979 in Grundy, VA, he was the son of James Maxwell Smith and Phyllis Ann Cline Smith of Roseann, VA.

Derrick loved listening to music, was of the Freewill Baptist Faith and a very special young man. He had spent months in the hospital battling complications from his disease. A loving son, brother, and our “Angel.”

He was preceded in death by his brother Donald Eugene Smith.

Survivors in addition to his parents James Maxwell Smith and Phyllis Ann Cline Smith of Roseann, VA, include his brothers Ronald Smith and Greg Smith and wife Cheryl all of Roseann, VA, James Harold Smith and wife Melissa of Hurley, VA; sisters Bonnie May and husband Jeff of Hurley, VA, Vicki Ratliff and husband Barry of Richlands, VA, Vanessa Pennington and fiance’ Dennis Kelly of Grundy, VA, Donna Lynch and husband Robbie of Scranton, SC.

He is also survived by six nieces, three nephews, one great-niece and two great nephews.

Funeral service for Derrick Paul Smith will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Elders Ronnie Hurley, Ervin Hurley and Kenny Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA.

Active pallbearers will be Jeffery May, Robbie Lynch, Jacob Sutherland, Stephen Pennington, Dennis Kelley and Barry Ratliff.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Friday, May 10th after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Special thanks to the employees of Legacy Hospice and Cumberland Mountain Community Service. A very special thanks to Ann Ratliff. We thank you.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Derrick Paul Smith have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

10

May

6:00 PM 5/10/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Evening service will be at 7:00 p.m.

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

11

May

11:00 AM 5/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603

32355 Riverside Drive Big Rock 24603 VA
United States
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