WO1 George W Derrick was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/01/2009 at the age of 77.4
Arlington, TX
Flight Class 70-16
Date of Birth 07/01/1932
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Pat Richardson

More detail on this person: Entered service during Korean War. Was an Army aviator, "a skill that took him on many adventures."

Survivors: Wife of 58 years - Mary Derrick, Arlington, TX; son - Gary Derrick, Arlington, TX and four grandchildren.

Predeceased by daughter, Katheryne Johnson.

Burial will be 8 Dec 09 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Above is from a limited obituary published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram. 3 Dec 09. George Wilson Derrick *ARLINGTON -- George Wilson Derrick, 77, slipped the surly bonds of earth and touched the face of God on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday in Emerald Hills Memorial Chapel. Interment: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation; 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Beran Children's Home. George entered the Army during the Korean War and became an Army aviator, a skill that took him on many adventures throughout his life. He was kind and trustworthy by nature and his personality was fueled by the fascination he felt for life. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Katheryne Johnson. Survivors: The love of his life, his wife of over 58 years, Mary Derrick; son, Gary; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Burial information: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, TX

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