Kermit L DerryMay 21, 1949 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 68)
Kermit L. Derry, 68, of Brooklyn, IL died at 7:45 am Wednesday June 28, 2017 in his home.
He was born on May 21, 1949 in Brooklyn, Il to Ivan and Inna Campbell Derry Sr. He married Floy R. White on December 6, 1970 in Macomb, IL. She preceded him in death on June 29, 2007.
Kermit was retired from Cargill Meat Solutions in Beardstown, IL. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most cherished spending time with his grandchildren.. Kermit proudly served his country with the United States Marine Corps.
He is survived by 2 sons, Charles (Amber) Derry and Christopher Derry of Brooklyn, IL, a daughter, Tiffany York Perry of Liberty, TX, 2 grandchildren, Mahogani and Dillion Derry of Brooklyn, IL, 3 brothers, Richard Derry of Rolla, MO, Arthur Derry of Augusta, IL, Carl Derry of Goldsboro, SC, a sister, Cora Mae Grimm of Industry, IL and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, Ivan Jr., David, Stanley and George Derry and 2 sisters, Laverna Risse and a sister in infancy.
A visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 Saturday July 1, 2017 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL. Cremation will be accorded after the visitation with burial to follow at Brooklyn cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to his family.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.