Derrick Scott Looper, of Bowling Green, KY and formerly of Lafayette, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the age of 22 years, 11 months and 16 days. Funeral services for Derrick Looper were conducted from Lafayette United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013 with Pastor Amanda Diamond, his uncle Pat Looper and his friend, Josiah Poe officiating. Interment followed in the Anderson and Son Memorial Park.
Derrick was a member of Lafayette United Methodist Church and was attending Western Kentucky University. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Austin Looper and an aunt, Micha Looper. Derrick is survived by father and stepmother, Phillip and Deborah Looper; mother, Annette Bowman Looper, all of Lafayette; sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Jesse Gentry of Red Boiling Springs; maternal grandparents, Charles and Nancy Bowman; paternal grandmother, Comaleta Looper, all of Lafayette; niece, Jessica Gentry of Red Boiling Springs; uncles and their wives, Patrick and Kristi Bowman of the Eulia Community, Matt and Bailey Looper of Lafayette, and Pat Looper of Knoxville; cousins, Mason, Matalyn and Jasen Looper, Peyton Leslie, Sydni Bowman, Austin Looper, Jackson Looper and Madison Looper.