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Derrick Jamaal Williams

July 13, 1984 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 39) 39 Years Old

Derrick Williams Obituary

Derrick Jamaal Williams, 39 of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at Ohio County Healthcare. He was born July 13, 1984 in Bowling Green, Kentucky to Garnett and Sherry Russ Williams. Derrick was a 2002 graduate of Butler County High School and he worked as a CNA at Signature Healthcare of Hartford. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his boys. Derrick loved hunting, fishing, sports and the Dallas Cowboys. He was dedicated to his job and adored his residents at the nursing home.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Betty and Edward Russ, James F. “Jake” Williams and William Montgomery; his mother-in-law, Diane Hill; one aunt, Vonda Russ and one uncle, Everett Russ.

He leaves behind to cherish many memories, his wife, Sarah Williams of Beaver Dam; two children, Chase Tichenor and Ryder Williams both of Beaver Dam; his parents, Garnett and Sherry Russ Williams of Morgantown; his twin sister, Elisha Williams of Beaver Dam; grandmother, Thelma Montgomery of Beaver Dam; his father-in- law, Mike (Shelly) Tichenor of Beaver Dam; two brothers-in-law, Chad (Dottie) Tichenor of McHenry and Kyle Martin of Beaver Dam and one sister-in-law, Maci Tichenor of Owensboro; two uncles, Eddie Russ and Alan Boyd, one aunt, Shari Montgomery; special cousins, Jared Rife and Cody Russ and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 22, 2024 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Cody Russ officiating. Friends may visit with Derrick’s family from 4-8 P.M. on Wednesday and from 9 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to the Derrick Jamaal Williams Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 407, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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February 21, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
February 22, 2024

1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320


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