Share This Obituary
Send Flowers
flowers logo


Memories & Candles

“Hey Derrick , I will always miss you no matter what i will never forget you i will always miss the 17 years we had together Forever...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Ellaycia - tampa, FL

“Alessa, I am so very sorry for your loss. I worked with you some, but do not know you personally. When we got the news, i just say at my desk and...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Melissa Allen - Lakeland, FL

“Ms. Peeples, I cannot imagine your pain. I can only hope that your loving memories of Derrick provide some comfort and relief from the pain. We who...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: SgtMajor Mike Bargy - Tampa, FL

“You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be your refuge and strength during this time. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Denise Reed - Carrollton, TX

“Alessa, My heart goes out to you and your family. Derrick is with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The almighty. May God's love surround you and...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Tanya Rodriguez - Tampa, FL

“Good Morning Alessa and Family, Our prayers have been lifted for you and the Family and we send our condolences. This is a difficult time, but know...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: JoEllen Porter and Family - AL

“My thoughts and prayers are for your family. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Tommy Montero - tampa, FL

“Alessa and Family, May GOD keep HIS loving arms around you in this time of need. We are so very sorry for your loss and continue to keep you all in...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Nichelle & Orlando Pittman and Family - FL

“Alessa and Family, I am praying for you everyday and will continue to pray. No words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. Love you Alessa! ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Cassie Keever - Dallas, TX

“Alessa, my thoughts are prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Jen - Plant City, FL

“Alessa & Family:I cannot tell you how my heart broke to hear about this loss. There aren't even words - any words I could speak wouldn't suffice. ...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Chris Crane - Riverview, FL

“RIP sweet Derrick. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Liz - Ruskin, FL

“My dearest Alessa, I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember when we officed next to each other, we often spoke about our sons because they were...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Liz - Ruskin, FL

“I didn't know you, but like you, I'm a fellow Knight. What this means is that we will never forget you. I pray that the family gets through this...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Kenneth - Tampa, FL - Teacher

“Our condolences to the dillon family Derrick was a wonderful young man he was polite and a good friend to my son brandon.He often came to my house...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Mayra figueroa - tampa, FL

“Your entire class thoughts are with you this date and forever. Once a Knight...Always a Knight. Warm regards Billy Helms ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Billy Helms - tampa, FL

“Alessa, I cannot begin to explain how dear you are to me, and my heart is broken for you. You can find comfort with your friends and family, but true...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Jessica - Dade City, FL - Friend

“Dear Alessa and Family, may your fondest and most cherished memories bring you comfort during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Gina York - Brandon, FL

“Dear Alessa and Family, may your fondest and most cherished memories bring you comfort during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Gina York - Brandon, HI

“Alessa, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It may not feel like it now, but know that God will give you the strength to go on....Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Tara - LA - Co-Worker

“Alessa, Lacey, Raymond- Love you guys & I'm here for you whenever you need me. Yakima ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Yakima Wright - Riverview, FL

“Alessa, I can't tell you how sorry I am and how much I'm hurting for you. I pray that God will continue to lift you all up and keep you close,...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Heather Parsons - Tampa, FL


DILLON, Derrick Lloyd, 17, student of T. R. Robinson High School, passed away on Friday, March 09, 2012 at Tampa General Hospital. Born May 23, 1994, he is survived by his parents, Alessa Peeples and Michael Davenport, siblings, Ellaycia and Raymond; grandparents Mary and Charles Franklin, great grandmothers, Ruthie Anderson and Ella Davenport; Aunt and Uncle Nikki and Francisco Archbold; Cousins Micaih and Francesca and a host of other relatives and friends. Derrick is now at rest with his Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and will be forever and deeply missed by his family & friends. A memorial service for Derrick will take place at 12:30 pm on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Blount & Curry Funeral Home 605 S. MacDill Avenue Tampa, FL 33609. (813) 876-2421. Flowers/donations can be sent to this location.