Derek Allen Phillips, 27 of Mauriceville passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, in Beaumont.

Derek was born on March 10, 1987 in Orange, to Janelle Lundy and Wyatt Paul Phillips. He was a member of Power of Praise Christian Center in Orange. He enjoyed working in sales with Allied Prudential in Beaumont. Derek also enjoyed traveling, cars and car racing. He was a loving person, who lived life to the fullest and will be missed dearly.

He is survived by his father, Wyatt Paul Phillips and wife, Laci of Vidor; mother, Janelle Lundy Hill of Mauriceville; daughter Londyn Bryant (Phillips) of Beaumont; sisters, Mindy Wilson of Orange, Shala Carr of Beaumont; nephews, Jayson Zeigler Jr. of Orange, Jarvis Ford of Orange; nieces, Cailen Hallock of Beaumont, Skyelar Hallock of Beaumont.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Power of Praise Christian Church in Orange; with Dr. PA Hardin officiating. Burial was to follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.

Honoring Derek as pallbearers were Terry Dodson, Stevan Smith, Cash McCarson, Ethan Johnson, Jason Zeigler and Cody Hallock.