ELLAVILLE, GA ---Mr. Marvin Joseph “Joe” Derington, 55, of Ellaville, GA, passed away on January 14, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Still Water Chapel with Rev. Roy Peterson officiating. The family will greet friends at the church prior to the service starting at 1:00 PM. Pallbearers will be Matthew Sutton, Christian Sutton, Ryan Johnson, Jason Smith, C. J. Derington, and Daniel Vinzant.
Mr. Derington was born August 6, 1964 in Live Oak, FL to Marvin Derington and the late Virginia Flint Derington. He was a member of Still Water Chapel. Mr. Derington loved the Lord and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a kind hearted, gentle giant who would help anybody. Mr. Derington enjoyed fishing, watching westerns, riding his Harley-Davidson and piddling with old cars. He was employed with Ellaville Recycling.
Survivors include his loving wife of 35 years, Bonnie Derington of Ellaville; his father Marvin Derington of Mauk, GA; three daughters, Jessica Derington of Ellaville, Christina Vinzant and husband Daniel of Ideal and Sarah Jo Derington of Ellaville; three brothers, Jeffrey Derington and wife Christie of Rupert, GA, Chris Derington and wife Susanne of Ellaville, Scott Derington of Mauk, GA; and one sister, Jennie Derington of Mauk, GA. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Haven Derington, Jacob Derington, Brandon Miller, Autumn Miller, Julian Derington, Marvin Derington and several nieces and nephews.
Way-Watson Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA has been entrusted with the arrangements.