Derrick A. Gregory

Sunrise: April 23, 1993

Sunset: September 29, 2018
Derrick Anthony Gregory gained his wings on September 29, 2018 at Riverpoint Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  Derrick was born on April 23, 1993 to his mother Shontella Gregory. Derrick grew up with a village of Love lead by his late great grandmother, Janie L. Gregory. Derrick went on to graduate from Churchland High School in June of 2013. After his graduation he went on to pursue his football career at Mississippi State University for two years. After returning home he welcomed a Beautiful baby girl into the world named Jurnee. Derrick was blessed to have an abundance of love around him after his great-grandmothers passing that included Carolyn Gregory, Loletha Reese and Carolyn Gregory-Glass. Derrick was predeceased in death by his great grandmother, Janie L. Gregory, Derrick Lewis and Shawn Skinner.  As a child Derricks great-grandmother raised him to be a strong young man with a big heart. He attended Holy Light Church of Deliverance where he was a member of the Junior Choir. 
Derrick is Survived by his mother Shontella Gregory, his daughter Jurnee Moore, his grandparents IdaMae Speller, John Henry, William and Joyce Lewis,  siblings Dershonia Gregory, Travis Kelly , Johnshonika Gregory  and Antshanta Gregory. Derrick also leaves to cherish a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.
Viewing Monday, October 8, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Boulevard Family Receiving Friends Monday, October 8. 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Boulevard Service Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00am Holy Light Church of Deliverance 1918 Lincoln Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321

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    Charnessa "Nessa" Warren says

    Sending my condolences to Derrick’s family in this time of grief. I truly enjoyed being one of Derrick’s many caregivers while residing at Riverpointe…You will always be cherished in our hearts…Nessa

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    Audrea johnson says

    October 8, 2018 @11:37a.m. sending my condolences, love and prayers to Derrick’s family in this time of grief. I won’t your to now God in control Derrick won’t be forgotten he may be gone but he in God’s arm and Grandma ( Jaylee). I love your and send encouragement from the Johnson family your niece, cuz, and pretty girl Audrea Elliott-Johnson also Kim Reynolds-Banks & Sabrina Elliott-Patterson. ?

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    Helena Smith says

    My Condolences to the family and I pray that you will allow God to be your guide through this time I will keep your family in my prayers… Carolyn Be strong and I am praying for you thank you for everything if you need anything call me

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    Crystal Moore-Mosby says

    My condolences the Gregory family and to my niece, Kia Moore, and great niece, Jurnee Moore. May God strengthen you to endure the not-so-easy days and wrap His loving arms around you in comfort and consolation. We are here whenever you need anything. Love you. Aunt Crystal and The Moore Family

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