May God continue to hold you and your family in the palm of His hand- may He give you peace in time of sorrow.
Patricia Satisfield and i were friends and classmates at Manley upper grade center in 1968 - 1969.
I extend my condolences to you and your family.
Derrick Jerome Satisfield was born on October 20, 1955 to Charles and the late Estelle M. Satisfield in Gary, IN. He accepted Christ at an early age. He was a graduated of Horace Mann High School class of 1974 and later graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. in 1981 where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Business. Derrick became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. There he and Sheila Bailey had a daughter, Leesa Annette Bailey. Derrick was joined with Dierdre Carter in 1986 and gave birth to Brandan Jerome Satisfield and Brieon Jermaine Satisfield. He worked at Sears Roebuck for two years, then became a Truck Driver working for Bucko Construction Company, and lastly he Co-founded Brandan's Transport Incorporated in March of 2016. Derrick departed this life on Friday, June 30, 2017. He leaves to mourn his passing three children; Leesa A. Bailey, Brandan J. Satisfield and Brieon J. (Ronetra) Satisfield; 5 grandchildren London, Lylah, Jayden, Jordan and Kayden. Sisters, Patricia (David) Heard, Anita Satisfield and Charletta (Michael) Tate, LaToiya (Anthony) Hood and Lisa Hogan; 2 nieces MeChelle and Tracie and one nephew William Newsome, and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 9-11:00 a.m. Funeral service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jul. 5, 2017.