In Memory

Derek Juarez


Derrick Joseph Juarez, 42, entered into his final resting place Monday, March 13, 2017 in Hanford, California. Derrick was born May 24, 1974 in Hanford, CA to Sandra Contreras and Albert Juarez III. He worked many years as a Journeyman Diesel Mechanic and most currently as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Derrick was an amazing father, fiancée, son, brother, uncle, grandson, cousin and friend to MANY. He loved his family and friends; Star Wars, fishing, Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, MMA, his many off-road vehicles, and his dog Lizzy and cat Rocky. He enjoyed nothing more than teaching his son about trucks, cars, motors, guns, knives, the 1980's and other unique things. He loved spending time with his nieces and nephews and showing them the interesting life of Uncle Derrick.

Derrick is survived by his son Derrick II of Hanford, fiancée Michelle Keeter of Hanford, his mother Sandra Contreras of Visalia, his father Albert Juarez III of Hanford, sister Delaine Lopez and husband Ron Lopez (Kimbra) of Visalia, brother Damien Juarez and wife Nicole Juarez (Emily and Damien Jr.) of Hanford, and sister Debralee Juarez of Fresno.