Derek DeSantis Weaver, age 27, of Red Oak, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. He was born on Oct. 15, 1993 in South Hill. 

Derek was a 2012 graduate of Randolph Henry High School and then received his CDL from Southside Virginia Community College. One of his favorite past-times was going to his parent’s cottage on the Yeopim River in Snug Harbor, North Carolina. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, hunting and working out at the YMCA. 

He was preceded in death by his uncle, Guy DeSantis. 

Derek is survived by his father and mother, Gene and Roberta Weaver; god-mother Ann Irvine Hall; god-brother Ryan Bolton; two aunts, Deborah “Tiny” DeSantis, and Jeannie Hollie (Russell); cousins Gary DeSantis, Anthony DeSantis, Daniel DeSantis, Jenna DeSantis, Lindsay Hollie and Audra Hollie; and numerous friends. 

A viewing will be held today, Feb. 10, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Mills Family Cemetery in Red Oak. 

Derek loved his family and friends and he will be dearly missed. 

In lieu of flowers consider memorial contributions in Derek’s memory to Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 45, Wylliesburg, VA 23976.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newcomballgoodfh.com.

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.