Derek Creech

Obituary of Derek M. Creech

On May 20, 2018 Derek M. Creech left this life to enter his final workshop in heaven.  Derek was born in DeLand, Florida and he served in the Army National Guard after graduation.  He was a craftsman and worked as a mechanic for Crystal Tractor.  He loved playing with his kids at the park and for his personal hobbies he played beer pong and video games with friends and family, and enjoyed fishing. 

Derek had a way with words and was known to be the life of the party and of being the master of sarcasm by his friends and family.

He leaves his wife, Ashley, daughters, Ella and Alia, brother, Conner Hipple, parents, Christopher & Wendy Hipple and sister in laws, Kelsey and Courtney, grandmothers, Wynette Purchis and Tressa Hipple.

Family and friends will gather on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Lankford Funeral Home & Crematory to share memories.  Burial will follow immediately after services at DeLand Memorial Gardens.

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