Ruffin, Derrick Lamont

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Derrick Ruffin
Derrick Ruffin

Derrick Lamont Ruffin, Jr., 20, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

 

He attended the Howard High School.

 

Derrick was preceded in death by his grandmother, Vivian McKibbens; grandfather, Donnie Smith; and uncle, Ivan Hill.

 

Survivors include his daughter, Dearra Marie Ruffin; father, Derrick Lamont Ruffin, Sr.; mother, Danyelle Nicole (Alphonso) James; grandmother, Teresa Cal; grandmother, Alexandria Bluing; grandfather, Freddy McKibbens; brothers, Dedrick Lamar Ruffin, Alphonso James, Jr., and A’Kingston Bonds; sisters, Deriquisha Ruffin, Iunique Ruffin, Shaderrika Ruffin, Delexius Ruffin, Shanice Cal, Deaisha Ruffin, Taniya Hilt, Alanna James, and Alex Taylor; girlfriend, Marquesha Lee; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives, and other friends.

 

Derrick will lie in state on Monday, Jan. 31, from 12:30-5 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

 

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Michael McMurray as the eulogist. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.    


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