Born October 19, 1987 in Washington, he was the son of Virgil and Teresa (DeMoss) Jackson.
Surviving relatives include: his parents, Virgil and Teresa Jackson of Newberry; one sister, Tanya Powell (Nick) of Worthington; his maternal grandmother, Betty DeMoss of Newberry; paternal grandparents, Marion and Carolyn Jackson of Newberry; his uncles, Bob DeMoss of Bloomfield, Jack DeMoss of Newberry, Jim DeMoss of Newberry, and Michael Jackson of Evansville; aunts, Fairy Mendenhall (Dave) of Martinsville, Illinois and Becky Border (Jay) of Newberry; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Edgar DeMoss.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 11 at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Interment will follow at Prairie Chapel cemetery in Lyons.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 1 hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the family of Derrick Jackson.
Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.