Phillip S. Derby, 69, of Weirton, WV died Friday June 18, 2004, at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born on August 7, 1934, in Pine Grove, WV, the son of the late Charles and Hattie (Dulaney) Derby. Phillip was also preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Allen Derby, and one sister Genevieve Snyder. Phillip retired after 39 years from the Mason Department of Weirton Steel Corporation where he was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. He loved his family, and camping. Surviving include his wife Delores Leary Derby, whom he married on Sept 18, 1953; his son, Phillip T. Derby and his wife Vickie of Weirton;five daughters, Mrs. David (Phyllis) Harris of Weirton, Mrs. Daniel (Vickie) Strapazzon of New Cumberland; Mrs. Ronald (Elizabeth) Drysdale of Wellsville, OH; Brenda Grubor of Weirton, WV, and Michelle Shonkwiler of New Cumberland, WV;a brother Robert Derby of New Martinsville, WV; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV where funeral services will be held Monday at 1PM Rev. Tom Derby will preside Entombment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. I only got to know Mr. Derby at the bank where I work, he was such a nice man and I just want to tell his wife and family how sorry I was to read of his passing. You all have my very deepest sympathy and prayers. Sincerely, Janice Petrovich

  2. TO THE GREATEST DAD I EVER NEW, I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU AND ALWAYS MISS YOU. PLEASE REST IN PEACE UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN! LOVE VICKIE JEAN

  3. Mrs. Derby and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Derby. I know how it hurts to lose someone you love. Please accept my sincere sympathy. Wendy Phillips (Kernen)

  4. Dear Mrs. Derby and family, I was out of town when Phillip passed away. Please accept my sincere sympathy on your loss. He will be missed by all. Jeanie McHenry

  5. Dear Vickie and Dan, so sorry we didn’t know about the loss of your father. our most sincere sympathy to you and your family. Ernie and Jeanne

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