Suddenly passed away at Strathallen Rest Home on January 13, 2022, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Betty. Much loved dad and father-in-law of Graeme and Bronwyn, Sandra and Murray. Loved grandad of Claire, Alex, Scott, and Logan and their partners Dan, Bella, and Alana. Great-grandad of Payton, Lachlan, Evie, and Florence. A service to celebrate Derrick's life will be held at Betts Funeral Services, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation. A very special thanks to the wonderful staff at Strathallen Rest Home for their exceptional care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Enliven Day Centre would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Vaccine passes will be required to attend Derrick's service. Messages to the Emmerson Family, c/- PO Box 772, Timaru 7940.
Published by Timaru Herald on Jan. 15, 2022.