During his life Derek worked at F & K Knowles slipper factory on Kay Street in Oswaldtwistle and also Express Gifts in Church. In his spare time he liked football and socialising with friends and was a well known character around Accrington.
Derek was a dear brother of Dave, Antony and Susan and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held at 9.40am, Tuesday 9th July 2019 at Accrington Crematorium.
Family flowers only please, donations welcomed and may be sent c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, Eastgate Corner, 80 Whalley Road, Accrington. BB5 1AR. Tel: 01254 390542.