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Obituaries, May 24

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Derrick E. Burford

Derrick Earl Burford, 21, of Louisa, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Louisa.

Born January 26, 1992 in Charlottesville, he was a son of Richard Earl Burford Jr. and Sandra Gail Hite Burford of Louisa.

Derrick was a member of Louisa Baptist Church and worked as an electricians helper at North Anna Power Station.

In addition to his parents he is survived by a brother, Kevin Rosseel of New York; two sisters, Cassie Burford of Louisa, Michelle Ingram and her husband, Rick, of Pennsylvania; his aunts and uncles, Mark Burford, Dale Burford, Debi Hara, Dot Crockett, Delbert Hite, Leroy Hite, Ron Hite and Peter Hessler; a host of cousins and other relatives; special friends, George Dorman, Ben Roach, Shylah Adcock, Wanda Thomas, Eddie Thomas, Jen Thomas and many others.

Derrick passed away alongside his girlfriend, Dawn Ross, of Louisa.

A memorial service, conducted by the Rev. Paige Green, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday May 27, at Louisa Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at, or to the Virginia Blood Services at

Arrangements are being made by Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville.