Derrick White Drowning victim


A memorial service for Derrick White, who drowned Friday in the swimming pool at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School, will be held at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the March Funeral Home, 1101 E. North Ave.

Funeral services and burial will take place Saturday in Natchez, Miss.

Derrick, a 15-year-old freshman at Mervo, was born and raised in East Baltimore and formerly attended Furley Elementary School. enjoyed watching and participating in sports, especially football.

Survivors include his mother, Bobbie White of Baltimore; his father, William Boone of Virginia; a sister, Robin White; his stepfather, Robert Taylor of Baltimore; and his maternal grandmother, Willie Mae White of Natchez, Miss.

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