On January 20, 2005, CHARLES W. DERICKSON, age 72, of Deerfield Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC, died at this residence following an illness. Mr. Derickson was born March 25, 1932, in Bronson, MI, a son of the late Lee and Hildred Faye Fuller Derickson. He retired in 1993 from Lever Brothers in Baltimore, MD with 35 years service and then moved to the Grand Strand. He was a member of the VFW in Delton, MI and American Legion in Baltimore, MD. Mr. Derickson was preceded in death by his step-father Elwood "Woody" Hyatt. Surviving are his wife Sharon K. Derickson; sons, Charles W. Derickson, Jr. of Addison, TX, Dean L. Derickson of Hagerstown, MD; daughters, Carletta Betz of Joppatowne, MD, and Danni J. Labrador of Baltimore, MD; step-sons, Brian V. Johnson of Santa Barbara, CA, Richard L. Johnson and his wife Cecelia of Wellsville, PA, Michael E. Johnson of Baltimore, MD; step-daughter, Karen L. Marshall and her husband Brian of Baltimore, MD; sister, Judith Norton of Battle Creek, MI; nine grandchildren and three nieces. Friends may call at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Rd. (at Echodale) on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 12 noon. Interment Moreland Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue N., Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 or the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216.
THE BALTIMORE SUN