Jack E Derr

Born: Sat., Nov. 29, 1947
Died: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

Funeral Service


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Location: Bradley-Ashton-Kehl Funeral Home

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Jack Edward Derr, the son of the late Edward Jack Derr and Charlotte Elizabeth Dodd- Derr, was born November 29, 1947 in California while both were serving in the Navy. Jack departed this life on November 5, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

Jack received his education between Baltimore City and Kent Island, Maryland before he joined the Marine Corp at the age of 17. In the Marines Jack was an Airplane Electrician and Drill Instructor. He received many medals and awards serving two tours in Vietnam and was honorably discharged.

Jack had many hobbies and was passionate about every one. Some of his hobbies include pool, fishing, gardening, photography, and wood working. He liked to entertain people of all ages. Before his illness he would often entertain as a clown. He would add magic and/or shape balloon animals for kids. He also played guitar and piano for kids and adults. He also loved having passengers on his motorcycle just to go for a ride. He was one of a kind with many talents.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Beverly Clark Derr; children Marty, Dawn, and Jennifer;and step-children David, Dottie, Sissy, Billy, and the late Dicky. He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.

A memorial visitation will be held at the Bradley Ashton Kehl Funeral Home P.A. 2134 Willow Spring Road, Dundalk, MD. 21222 on Saturday 3 to 5pm. Interment Garrison Forest Cemetery on Monday at 11:30am.

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