Derrick Tanner Smith passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the age of 19 years. Derrick was born on June 3, 1991 in Vernon, BC and spent his early years in Nakusp, BC before moving to Revelstoke, BC at the age of 6. He graduated from Revelstoke Secondary School in 2009 and went on to work in the construction industry.
Derrick will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his parents Marilyn Bridge and Cory Smith and brother Shawn Smith of Revelstoke; Grandparents Evelyn and Harold Bridge of Nakusp, BC and Linda and George Scott of Nakusp, BC; Girlfriend Jessalyn Rogers of Revelstoke; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends – all who loved him very much. Derrick was predeceased by Grandfather Richard Smith, Great-grandmother Alva (Nan) Smith, Clarence (Unc) Canning and Barb O’Neill.