Derrick Lamont McFarland, 32, of Christiansburg, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2006, giving his life to protect others. Derrick was a loving and dedicated son, husband, father, friends and colleague. He was an employee of Montgomery Regional Hospital where he worked as a security guard. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Cindy Dowell McFarland; children, Jonathan Andrew Servellon and Kaneisha Marie McFarland; parents, Harold and Rosalind McFarland; brother, Eric McFarland; grandmother, Sophia McFarland; mother-in-law, Janet Haley; sister-in-law, Angela Haley; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Alan and Carolyn Haley; best friend, Jason Goldman; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 24, 2006 at the Horne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Vest officiating. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, August 28, 2006 in Baltimore, Maryland. The McFarland Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, 382-2612. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Roanoke Times.