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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
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I am a Veteran.Robert "Bob" Derington

January 10, 1946 - September 29, 2017

Funeral services for Robert "Bob" Derington, 71, of Lamesa will be held Monday, October 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home with Melba Napper and Mark Hackett officiating. Interment will follow in Dawson County Cemetery under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. Bob passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 in Lamesa. He was born January 10, 1946 in Hobbs, NM to Delbert "Slim" and Pauline (Powell) Derington. He married Wanda Shoultz December 15, 1965 in Lamesa. She preceded him in death August 28, 2011. They were married 45 years. Bob served in the United States Army. During his service he earned a National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Expert (Rifle M-14). Bob loved painting, drawing, fishing, camping, playing guitar and listening to vinyl records. He is survived by his children, Jeretha Scott and husband, Clifford of Lubbock, Robert Derington and wife, Malinda of Elgin, SC, and David Derington and wife, Tami of Lamesa; brother, Vondall Derington and wife, Elba of San Angelo; grandchildren, William and wife, Christina, Travis, Ashley, Faith, Shauni, Kayla and husband, Chase, Savannah, Dawson, Heath, Jordan, Tatum, Madi, and Reagan; and great-grandchildren, Devan, and Presley. Bob is also preceded in death by his parents; sister, Wanda Whitley; and brothers, Billy Ray Derington, and Jerry Wayne Derington. To send condolences online, please visit


Robert "Bob" Derington
January 10, 1946 - September 29, 2017


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