Derrick Horton was born in 1990 Norfolk, Virginia to Arnessa Horton and Derrick Davis. Derrick was raised in Rocky Mountain, North Carolina and later moved back home to Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Norfolk Public Schools where he obtained his General Education Diploma (GED), HVAC and Electrical Certification.
Derrick was very family orientated, a great father, and deeply loved by his mother. He was a great son, father, brother, and friend. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Derrick is preceded in death by both grandfathers, Owen Horton and Henry Davis; his great-grandmother, Jessie Owens; his uncle, Dwayne Owens and lastly his brother, Don’te Horton. Derrick will forever be remembered by his beloved family.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories his mother, Arnessa Horton (Richard) and father, Derrick Davis (Precious); three sons, Derrick Cornick, De’Andre Cornick and Deonte Mack; four brothers, Darryl Horton, Dominque Horton, Cameron Davis and Christopher Jones; one sister, Dafna Cary; his grandmothers, Annie Horton (Keith) and Barbara Ann Davis (Henry); aunts, Yvonne Horton (Taquitia) and Stephanie Manor (Jeff); uncles, Richard Horton, Anwar Horton (Dominique) and Tilton Davis; special great uncle, Orlander Boone; cousins some who were more like sisters, Shanessa Horton and Idella Horton-Trusty (Makayla); the mothers of his precious children, Tyanne Cornick and Asian Mack; his significant other, Tameka Johnson; special friend, Yolanda Thomas and a host of family and friends.