AMerican Veteran 11

Derek Scott Gerads

December 12, 1988 ~ May 15, 2020 (age 31)


Jacksonville – Derek Scott Gerads, 31, died on Friday, May 15, 2020 at his residence.

Derek, a Corporal in the Marine Corps, served 4 years. To his family, he will always be their Iron Man.

He is survived by his parents, Marc and Geri Gerads of Azle, TX; three brothers, Christopher Gerads of Arlington, TX, Bryant Gerads of Arlington, TX, and Kyle Gerads of Arlington, TX.

The family has arranged a tribute for Derek. You are welcome to Jones Funeral Home of Jacksonville on Saturday, May 23, 2020 until 1:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Derek's name be made to the Wounded Warrior Foundation.

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