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Derrick Ruffin

July 25, 1954 - May 24, 2022
Grand Rapids, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Derrick Eugene Ruffin born July 25, 1954 to the late Will and Elizabeth Ruffin. Derrick attended school in Anniston, Alabama and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Later Derrick moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan where he was employed at Dexter Lock and Miller Metal Co.

Derrick enjoyed working on his home where he would find joy in several home improvement projects.

Derrick passed away on May 24th, 2022. He leaves to mourn his three sons: Derrick Foreman of Atlanta, GA., Michael and Marcus of Grand Rapids, MI; His Grandchildren; one sister, Ellen Evans of Stone Mountain, GA.; his sisters-in-law, Catherine Ruffin, Elizabeth Ruffin and Valerie Ruffin; as well as a host of nephews, nieces and close friends.