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Derrick Adam Lefebvre, Los Angeles, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center in L.A. He was born Aug. 24, 1974 in Kokomo, son of Larry and Sandy (Summers) Lefebvre. Derrick was a 1992 graduate of Kokomo High School where he was president of his senior class, a member of the high school marching band, concert band and jazz band, and German club. He was also a member of the Kokomo swim team. Derrick graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis in 1996. He was a member of the Butler Symphony, Butler Wind Ensemble and his favorite, the JCFA Composers Orchestra. He was also a member of the Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity, Alpha Beta Chapter. In Los Angeles, Derrick worked as a composer and proofreader at the Joann Kane Music Service.
Derrick is survived by his mother, Sandy Lefebvre, Kokomo; brothers, Mark (Jean) Lefebvre, Peru, and Alec (Jill) Lefebvre, Peru; aunts, Bonnie Lefebvre, Chicago, Bunny Tinsley, Carmel, Roberta Sprinkle, Peru, and Patty Summers, Kokomo; and cousins, Roger and Tina Lefebvre, Greg Lefebvre, Tim and Daniel Tinsley, Colleen and Nathaniel Blaney-Amos, Hannah and Jack Lefebvre, Jo and John Calaway, Mark and Marsha Summers, Carol and Jim Lorts, Lori and John Little, Kenny and Cathy Summers, Dennis Summers, Pam and Mike Gillbody, Robin and Randy Rhoades, Bobby and Cindy Summers, Roxanna Summers, Denise Bloodgood, Doug Summers, Debra Houze, David Sprinkle, Becky Cassella, Courtnee and Carlee Lefebvre, Megan, Marley and Ashley Lefebvre.
Derrick was preceded in death by his father, Larry Lefebvre, maternal grandparents, Everett and Orpha Summers; paternal grandparents, Arthur C. Lefebvre and Dorothy Powell; uncles and aunts, Arthur W. Lefebvre, Boyd and Pat Summers, Bob and Dot Summers, and Roy Sprinkle. He loved his cats, Ratty, Natasha, Hermie, and Spud. Derrick would want to give a special thanks for all the good times to all of his friends from Butler, Los Angeles, and Kokomo High School.
Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Ellers Webster Street Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 26. Derrick will be laid to rest at Brookside Cemetery in Windfall.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Kokomo Humane Society. You are invited to visit ellersmortuarywebster.com to leave an online condolence for the family. Ellers Mortuary assisted with arrangements.
Published on April 22, 2017
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