Derrick  McMillion


Derrick McMillion, 28, of Mount Hope, WV, passed away on March 12, 2019.
Derrick was born May 23, 1990 in Charleston, WV. He was the son of Frank and Kim McMillion.
He is also survived by his wife, Natasha Shirkey McMillion and his beloved children, Jonathan Tyler and Charlee Rae; brother and best friend Tyler McMillion, and like a brother Brandon Ward; grandparents Dasil and Christena Vaught, Ross and Margaret Painter; in-laws Tony and Sarah Shirkey.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents John and Genevieve McMillion.
Derrick attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated in 2008. He pursued a career in coal mining where he found a wonderful extended work family. He was a Safety Specialist for Blackhawk Mining. He had a strong bond with Joey, Mark and his old bolt partner, Justin.
Derrick enjoyed racing ATV's with his brother and then moved onto dirt track racing. But most of all he enjoyed his family. His wife and children were his whole world. Derrick had so many lifelong friends through his racing and so many wonderful memories were made.
The visitation will be Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Robert Barley Youth Center, Maple Fork Baptist Church, Mount Hope, WV noon to 2:00 p.m. A celebration of life will follow at 2 p.m. with Skee Barley officiating. Burial will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Brandon, Aaron, Russell, Rogie, Kenny, Joey and Cody.
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Published on March 14, 2019
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6 posts

Linda Fisher
Mar 16, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss . I know your heart is broken . God be with you all .
Mar 15, 2019
im will miss you my friend..
you always in our memory
Mar 15, 2019
I will miss you and your sense of humor and the kindness you shared with people you barely knew. I'm sending my deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.
Anna L Lilly van De Veire
Mar 15, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. Your family are in my Thoughts and prayers
Randall woody
Mar 15, 2019
Thoughts and Prayers are with you all, can’t imagine what you are going thru 🙏
John Sauls
Mar 14, 2019
Frankie, Kim, Margaret, Ross, Tyler, and the rest of your family, I can't hardly think of what you must be going through. Please know that Jenny and I are truly sorry for your loss and have you in our prayers.