Derrell N. Agee, 82, of East Peoria, passed away at 6:25am Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Derrell was born December 20, 1937 in Morehouse, MO to the late Ellis and Charlene Brown Agee. He married Deloria June Curry on January 15, 1960 in Dexter, MO; she preceded him in death on February 23, 2008.
Surviving is his son, Keith (Deb) Agee of East Peoria; grandson, Michael Agee of Chicago; and his siblings, Ellis Agee of Creve Coeur, Beverly Young, Karen Lindsey, and Steve Agee, all of Missouri.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Derrell worked as a painter at Caterpillar, retiring after 35 years of service. Dancing and playing the tambourine brought him joy. He was a member of the Goldwing Riders’ Association, Chapter Z and he loved to ride.
A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Pastor Darin Shorey will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Masks are respectfully required. Interment will be at Spring Bay Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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