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Derek Anthony Shirley

August 21, 1974 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 47)


Farmville……………………Derek Anthony Shirley, age 47, died Sunday October 24, 2021.

                                                Funeral service will be held Friday October 29, at 2:00 P.M. at the Farmville Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Bill Medlin. Interment will follow in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens.

                                                Mr. Shirley was a charter member of Damascus Road Baptist Church. He loved his family and always wanted to make sure they were provided for. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Linwood Earl Oakley and Allie Oakley; mother, Ann Oakley Tyson; and his father, Jimmy Shirley.

                                                He is survived by his wife, Angela Davis Shirley of the home; children, Rebecca Dawn Shirley and husband, Dylan of Farmville, Alexander Christian Shirley and Sarah Grace Shirley, both of the home; brother, Craig Shirley and girlfriend, Michelle Carter of Farmville; and one grandchild on the way.

                                                Family will receive friends Thursday evening at the Farmville Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M.

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