Derrick (Derek) James Humphrey OAM (15 Mar 1927 - 25 Sep 2019)

Funeral Service

Crossroads Unting Church Duncans Rd & Synnot St Werribee VIC 3030
2nd Oct 2019
Funeral Director
Tribute Funeral Services

Cremation Details

Private Cremation Altona North 3025
2nd Oct 2019

Funeral Reception

Crossroads Uniting ChurchDuncans Rd & Synnot StWERRIBEE VIC3030
2nd Oct 2019

In loving memory of Derek James Humphrey OAM who sadly passed away on 25th September 2019

Loved and loving husband of Joan.
Beloved father of Lynne, Jill and Paul and dedicated father-in-law of Brett, Peter and Katrina.
Adored and devoted grandfather of Benjamin, Rosalyn, Brooke, Matthew, Jessica, Brandon, Dorian and Jolie and cherished great-grandfather of Skylar, Grace, Luca, Lachlan, Scarlet and Emerson.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate the Life of Derrick (Derek) James Humphrey OAM, at the Crossroads Uniting Church, Cnr of Duncans Road and Synnot Street, Werribee, on WEDNESDAY (October 2, 2019) at 11:00am

In Memory of Derek, in lieu of flowers, Legacy Donations to the Westgate Concert Band.
BSB: 633 000 Account Number: 163 858 186 Reference: Derek's Legacy
Envelopes will also be available at service.

Joan Humphrey wrote

Thank you all SOOOO much for your love and support.

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Richard Clark wrote

A true gentleman and a great Freemason and will be sadly missed. Live respected and Died regretted

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Mardi Trompf wrote

I am sorry I cannot attend to celebrate Derek’s life. He was such a knowledgeable and humble man and the band he started is an enormous part of my life. He and Joan welcomed me in and I remember happy times at band BBQs and the special conducting duties. It seems incredible that Derek and Joan were just at our recent concert. You will be missed. X

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A lover of sea food.. especially Prawns..

A lover of sea food.. especially Prawns..

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Sally Ward wrote

Derek was such an inspirational influence in my musical life. I am forever grateful of the opportunity he gave me by allowing me to join the band where I gained many new skills, a wider musical appreciation and, best of all, a musical family like I'd never had before. His enthusiasm & passion for music were second to none! I loved the fact that he always had time to chat & was genuinely interested in what I had to say. I also loved the way he & Joan supported the band........I'll miss seeing him at future performances. Please accept my apologies as I'm currently interstate and unable to attend or perform at Derek's tribute. I'll always treasure the wonderful moments I had playing in the band under his musical direction. I send my deepest condolences to Joan & the family.

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Stephen McFadyen wrote

Julie and I are saddened beyond belief at the passing of our dear friend and mentor Derrick, we have many joyous memories of our time together with Derrick and Joan. We express our sincere condolences to Joan and all of the family in this sad time. May God bless you and keep you all from harm.

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