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Derrick "Buck" Summers

April 28, 1969 ~ August 4, 2022 (age 53)


"And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying.  There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.  "Revelations: 21:4

Derrick was born to Bonnie Weathers Summers and the late Jerry Summers on April 28, 1969 in Jackson, MS.  He was known as "Buck" to most of the people that knew him.

He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Truelight M.B. Church.

Derrick received his education at South Leake High School with the graduating class of 1988.

He was a family man, a very warm and gracious person of an extreme subtle and sharp kind.  He had an unconditional love for his family and friends.

Derrick had a passion for grilling and spending quality time with those he loved.  He loved doing what he loved the best, enjoying life.

Derrick was preceded in death by his father Jerry Summers, a brother Marcel Wash, his grandparents the late Ferman & Murlee Weathers and the late J. W. & Effie Mae Summers.

He leaves to treasure his loving memories; his children Derrick Primer (Ralanda), Derricka Summers, Cartavious Summers, and Janiya Summers. his grandchildren; Railee, Kailee, Jayden, Dream, Christian, Khamari, Lashon, and Kayden.  His loving mother; Bonnie Summers. His brothers; Bernard Summers (LaKesia), Jerry Dewaun Summers, Ahmad Summers and Ahmed Summers.  A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.


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August 9, 2022

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Whitehead Funeral Services and Cremation
600 Old Canton Rd.
Carthage, MS 39051

Celebration of Life
August 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Truelight MB Church
1120 School Street
Walnut Grove, MS 39189

Interment following funeral service
August 10, 2022

Truelight MB Church
1120 School Street
Walnut Grove, MS 39189

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