March 29, 2019
COLUMBUS — John Theodore Derry, 84, died March 25, 2019. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness with David Johnston officiating. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Derry was born May 7, 1934, in Newtown, Pennsylvania, to the late Albert and Irene Derry. He was a graduate of Council High School and was formerly employed with General motors in Trenton, New Jersey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Albert “Butch” Derry. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Derry; children, Julius Derry, Quentin Derry and Matthew Derry; and sisters, Jean Currin, Pat Derry and Darlene Derry.