Walter Popcorn DERRICO Sr.

News Death Notice

DERRICO, Sr., Walter "Popcorn" transitioned from this life on Wed. Feb. 12, 2014. He retired from Armco after 34 yrs. He was preceded in death by his mother Annie Maude Baker Derrico, father Robert Derrico, and all of his siblings: Eula Mae, Lenora, Dorothy, Johnnie Mae, Annie Love, Robert II, Curtis and an additional 8 siblings who preceded him in death. He leaves his cherished wife Geneva Derrico, his son Walter Jr. (Roberta), Dora Derrico Bronston (LaFayette), Patty Derrico Caldwell, and John Derrico (Arzella). His grandchildren O'Tieno, Kunta, Joya, Melinda, Alex, Nah'Shon, Lahna, Daniel, Jeremy, Christopher, Michael, Willie McKinnon, and a host of great-grandchildren. Special Friends Mishie (Cliff) Day, Norman and Marva Sampson, and Yudell Hightower. Memorial services will be held on Wed. Feb. 19 at New Era Baptist Church, 1120 Yankee Rd., Middletown, OH 45044 at 1:00 pm. Donations may be sent to Middletown Community Foundation for the Derrico Community Easter Egg Hunt at 300 N. Main St., Middletown, OH 45044.

Published in Journal-News on Feb. 17, 2014