Derek Edward Causby

Derek Edward Causby, 29, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2011. A memorial service celebrating his life is set for 2 p.m., Friday, April 8, 2011, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan, with Pastor Levernice Morgan officiating.

Derek was the child of Duane Causby of Bryan, and Debra Causby of Michigan. Derek loved life and had many friends. He liked to fish and do woodworking. Derek worked at Kent Moore Cabinets.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Charles Causby, of Hopedale, Ohio, and maternal grandmother and grandfather, Shirley and Jim Chaney, of Cadiz, Ohio.

Derek is survived by his father Duane Causby, of Bryan, Texas, mother, Debra Causby, of Michigan, step-mother, Dawn Rakowitz, of Bryan, Texas; sister, Amy Causby, of Michigan; brothers, Donald Sparkman, of Norfolk, VA (serving in Iraq), James Sparkman, of Cleveland, Ohio, Lonnie Sparkman, of Bryan, Texas (serving in Afghanistan), paternal grandmother, Mary Causby, of Cadiz, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Derek’s honor may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.


  1. God bless the family of Bro. Derek Causby, along with the Charity Church family. Peace and much love.

    Delbert Scott

  2. You were a remarkable young man Derek. You will be missed by many. Our condolences to your family, may God comfort them and hold them in the palm of his hand. I know you are rejoicing in the arms of our Lord. Love Mr and Mrs Hall

  3. On behalf of my own family, and my dad, Nick Guedea we send our deepest condolences to all of you. May you find comfort in one another and know we are all here you! Derek is in a better place now and reminiscing with Stephen and mom! : )

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