William L. Derickson
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PITTSVILLE—William Derickson, 85, of Pittsville died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. He was the son of the late William H. and Martha Derickson.
Mr. Derickson was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II on the USS Tallulah, working for 45 years as a carpenter and another 20 years for Wicomico County. He was a life member of VFW Post 2996 in Powellville.
He is survived by his children, James Derickson and wife, Sandy, Sandy Halverson and husband, John, Jerry Derickson and wife, Nancy, and Cindy Hill; grandchildren, Jim and Kris Derickson, Patty and Dan Kurtz, Justin Derickson and Brent and Londa Kelly; great-grandchildren, Adam, Jonathan, Melanie, Victoria and Elizabeth; and a niece, Carolyn Bailey. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at Holloway Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Jerusalem Cemetery in Parsonsburg.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home PA at 501 Snow Hill Road in Salisbury. Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.
Published in The Daily Times on Mar. 24, 2013