Ronald Jackson Derricks
Ronald Jackson Derricks, 71, was the third of four children born to the late Jackson and Mae Derricks. He was born on May 17, 1948. He was called to eternal rest on the evening of Sunday, September 29, 2019.
He was a graduate of Madison High School. He continued his higher education and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University which led him to a career with the state of Kentucky for over 20 years in the Office of Minority Affairs in the Transportation Cabinet. He later went on to work for and retire from Catholic Charities in Louisville.
He had a great devotion to family and would offer his help in any way he could, sometimes to his own sacrifice. He adored being a father, grandfather, uncle and great uncle.
He is survived by: his children, Rhonda (Joe) Casey and Rashid (Nicki Marzian) Derricks; his grandchildren Caitlin Casey, Maya and Tyson Derricks; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was a very unique individual who overcame many obstacles in his life in order to succeed and will be missed by many.
Visitation 10 a.m. and funeral 11 a.m. both Thursday, October 3, 2019, Concord Predestinarian Baptist Church, 286 Charlie Norris Rd, Richmond, KY.
Published on October 1, 2019

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