A private family memorial service was held on Friday, May 28, 2021 at the Nishna Valley Funeral Home in Shenandoah with Pastor Jack Langley officiating. Burial took place in the Elmwood Cemetery, Coin Iowa.
Derrick Ray Lynn was born on December 2, 1984 to Gary Ray and Denise Renee (Bryant) Lynn, in Elk City, Oklahoma.
He lived in Oklahoma until the age of four, when his family moved back to Shenandoah, Iowa. He attended Shenandoah High School and received his GED on November 3, 2008.
One of his proudest moments was becoming the father of Beckham Zachary Weber, born on June 9, 2011.
Derrick loved to skateboard and was a good artist. He loved children and was a big kid himself at times. He struggled most of his young life with addiction. He lost his battle to his demon on May 28, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gary Lynn; great grandparents, George & Eula Reed; grandfather, Ray Bryant; uncle, Jeff Bryant; and cousin, Scott Johnson.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Denise Bryant; sister, Katherine Lynn; two nephews, Shawn and Chase; his son, Beckham Weber; great aunt, Peggy Johnson; grandmother, Texe Bryant; uncle, David Bryant; other relatives; and many friends.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Derrick Ray Lynn, please visit our floral store.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Vibrant Emotional Health
Attention: Development, 50 Broadway, Fl 19, New York NY 10004