Derick Antonio Wheeler, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away on January 5, 2022 at the age of 61 years. He was born December 18, 1960 to Andrew Lee Jones and Maudie Faye Wheeler in Fort Worth where he was raised with his three brothers and one sister. He graduated from Dunbar High School with the Class of 1980. Derick was proud to serve his country in the United States Army as a Specialist in Air Defense Artillery. Derick loved his family and time spent with loved ones. He was a Dallas Cowboys fan and will be remembered for his fun, outgoing, and loving personality.
Derick Antonio Wheeler is preceded in death by his mother, Maudie Faye Wheeler. He is survived by his father, Andrew Lee Jones; siblings, Dwayne Wheeler, Andrew Jones Jr., Stephan Curry, and LaToya Curry; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and dear friends.
Celebration of Life Gathering
3:00 PM, Sunday, January 16, 2022
Robertson Mueller Harper Funeral Home
1500 8th Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Committal Service with Military Honors
1:30 PM, Monday, January 17, 2022
Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX 75211
"Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” - Psalm 91
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