Robert Lee Derryberry

Published 7:10 pm Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Robert Lee Derryberry passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He was 69 years old.

Mr. Derryberry was born in Monticello, Ark., and had lived in Vicksburg for many years. He was a member of Bovina Baptist Church. He worked for J.L. McDaniels Company in the building maintenance. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the St. Albans Hunting and Fishing Club.

He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Lee Wilson; and a daughter, Elma Lanore.

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He is survived by his wife, Ruth Tanner Derryberry; son, Jason Derryberry; daughter, Christina Creston; brother, David Derryberry; two sisters, Barbara Derryberry and Phylliss Houge; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 10, 2018, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home with graveside services following at 11 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Kent Campbell officiating.

Pallbearers will be Glen Allen Boatman, Wayne Carter, Shane Dinger, Ray Tong, Robin Tong, Alex Houge, Johnny Houge, and Grant Houge.

Memorials may be made to Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital at 2500 North State St. Jackson, MS 39216 or Bovina Baptist Church Building Fund at 5251 Hwy 80 Vicksburg, MS 39180.