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You were a friend to all. You always made me look on the brighter side of things. I didn't know you had cancer until junior year but it never seemed to bother you. You were a strong guy. I wish I was strong like you.

Posted by: Briley Derrick - Columbia, SC - friend   Oct 22, 2010

November 07, 2009
Aloha Peggy & Britt:

I was deeply saddened to hear of Derrick's passing today. I remember him as a baby. It's hard to believe that so much time has passed.

I am forever grateful for the support & love that you extended to the Wynn family when Dad passed. I am now hopeful that you will find the same sort of compassion as you navigate this loss.

Memories can never be lost. May they sustain you.

With my condolences,

Miss Tara M. H. Wynn

Posted by: Miss Tara M. H. Wynn - He'eia, HI   Nov 08, 2009

Dear Britt Family, Just wanted you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. Derrick was an amazing young man and was blessed to have such a loving family. He will be missed by many. I wish you comfort and peace and the healing grace of good memories. Sincerely, Donna

Posted by: Donna Burrows - Columbia, SC   Oct 20, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories of Derrick bring you comfort.

Darlene Pinkston
(Friend of Valarie Smith)

Posted by: Darlene Pinkston - Marietta, GA   Oct 20, 2009

My prayers and sympathy go out to your family at this time of sorrow. I know what it is like to lose a child. You never think that your children will leave this earth before you, but God has other plans for him.

Blessing to your family.

Posted by: Nicki Groze de Vaughn - Baton Rouge, LA   Oct 16, 2009

Mr. and Mrs Britt, Myself and wife terri are so sorry to hear of the lost of Derrick. We did not know and all of our throughts are with you both. God bless you both and let us know if we can help you in anyway.
Walter and Terri Reed

Posted by: Walter Reed - Columbia, SC   Oct 16, 2009

Our hearts go out to you. Derrick will be deeply missed.


Our Prayers and condolences are with you during a difficult time. May God provide the comfort that surpasses all understanding. The Mollett Family

Posted by: David ( Cat ) Mollett - Hopkins, SC   Oct 14, 2009

We loved how Derrick was always such a focused and determined boy and young man. He loved the outdoors and was always enthusiastic about camping and outdoor activities. Because he was such a hard worker, he was able to catch up in rank, on his own initiative, to the boys a year older than he was. Derrick, we will miss the smile you always had on your face. God be with Britt, Peggy, Caitlin and Michelle. You are in our constant prayers and the prayers of more people than you can imagine.

Posted by: Phil and Leslie Dunn - Cayce, SC   Oct 14, 2009

Peggy, so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by: Teresa Galassie    Oct 14, 2009