Originally created 07/24/99

Mr. Robert Derrick Sr.



RIDGE SPRING, S.C. -- Mr. Robert Wendel Derrick Sr., 69, of 1020 W. Main St., died Thursday, July 22, 1999.

The funeral will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at Ridge Spring Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Derrick, a native of Edgefield, was the founder and owner of Derrick Equipment Inc. He was a former member of the Ridge Spring Town Council and the volunteer fire department. He was president of the Ridge Spring-Monetta Jaycees. He attended Clemson University. Mr. Derrick was a board member at First Citizens Bank and managed a bank at Ridge Spring for 18 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 133 and member, deacon and treasurer of Ridge Spring Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Louise McGee Derrick; three sons, Robert W. Derrick Jr., Aiken, Dean A. Derrick, Monetta, and Brian M. Derrick, Ridge Spring; a daughter, Holly D. Cadden, Aiken; a brother, Coy L. Derrick, South Congaree; a sister, Claudine D. Bush, Johnston; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Ridge Spring Baptist Church Building Fund.

Cumbee-Palmer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle July 24, 1999