Derrick Darrell Coleman, was born November 18, 1973, in Oxford MS to David and Jerelene Coleman. Derrick accepted Christ as a child and joined Jeffries Chapel MB Church, and later, as an adult, he joined Tobby Tubby MB Church.
Derrick received his formal education in the Lafayette County School district and was a 1992 Lafayette High School graduate. After graduating from high school, Derrick went to work with his father in the family's prosperous business, Coleman's Construction Company, where they built metal building all over north Mississippi. He and his father worked together for many years in a very successful business until his father's untimely death in 2004.
Derrick was married to Jennifer Brown in 1999, and they were blessed with a son, Derrick Coleman, Jr. and a stepson, Antonio Brown.
Derrick was an outdoorsman,. He loved deer hunting, fishing, and watching NASCAR racing. He loved fast cars. He also enjoyed spending time with his Grandmother CJ, and his great aunt, Mattie Bell Thompson. He often visited with them.
On Thursday, February 6, 2020 while at Alliance Health Care in Holly Springs MS. God sent His angel, to bring another angel home. And Derrick went peacefully home to be with the Lord. He is lovingly remember by his son, Derrick L. Coleman, Jr. of Etta MS; a stepson: Antonio Brown: a grand daughter: Mary Anna Rogers; his mother: Jerelene Coleman of Oxford MS; his sister; Sandra Rochelle Herod (Kia) of Oxford MS; his brothers: David Coleman, Shaun Coleman and Kenyon (Dominique) Coleman all of Abbeville MS; a very special grandmother, Callie "CJ" Brannon of Abbeville MS, a god brother: Jerry Isom of Oxford MS; and a niece whom he helped raise: Chasity (Sergio) Marshal of Fort Worth TX; he also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins other relatives and friends.
Derrick was preceded in death by his father, David "Red" Coleman, Grandmother: Annie Mae Coleman; an aunt: Violet Coleman; and uncles: Elton, James, Joe, Floyd, and Henry Coleman and Kenneth Brannon.
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