Derrick Maurice Smith, age 44, of Aberdeen died Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

The body will lie in state on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from the hours of 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Carthage Elementary School Auditorium.  Burial will follow at Stone Cemetery.

A native of Moore County, Derrick was the son of Jerrold & Alma Boler Smith.  He was a graduate of Union Pines High School.

Survivors in addition to his parents are his wife, Edrian McKinney Smith; children Juanita Evans (Joshua), Sha-Mecca McKinney; Lacresha Richardson all of Aberdeen and Marquis McKinney of Southern Pines; a sister, Toni Smith of Sanford; two brothers, Jerrold Smith, Jr. (Belinda) and Michael Smith (Lillian) both of Carthage and five grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Smith Family.

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  1. The family is in our thoughts & prayers. Derrick will be missed by everyone that had the chance of knowing him. I went to school with him. He was the kind of guy that never forgot a name or a face. You could talk with him once and run into him months or y

  2. From your neighbors; Mr. Mike and Ms. Marie Brown.
    Your family is in our prayers and thoughts.-  Derrick will be greatly missed.-  We are here if you need us Ms. Mona.
    Love you.

  3. From your neighbors; Mr. Mike and Ms. Marie Brown.
    Your family is in our prayers and thoughts.-  Derrick will be greatly missed.-  We are here if you need us Ms. Mona.
    Love you.

  4. All our sympathies, prayers, and loving thoughts to the Smith Family and connecting families.-  We pray God will keep you, strengthen you, and give you comfort and peace today and in the days ahead.- – 

  5. I’m so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort (Psalms 83:18 & 2Corinthians 1:3,4) give you comfort and strength. Jesus taught us to pray for God’s Kingdom to come because He knew it would be the only solution for all mankind’s problems even death

  6. John, Deidra and Imani Baldwin are thinking of your family and continuously praying for moments of GOD’s peace , strength and comfort in remembrance of a good neighbor who was genuinely friendly to many. Psalms 91

  7. I had the pleasure of meeting Derrick a few years ago and he was very friendly young man. May God forever be with the family during this difficult time. God Bless
    Pam France

  8. From your car club member:
    Jerroll, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your son. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

  9. JERALD AND FAMILY WE ARE SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE LOSS OF YOUR SON MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS TME YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY
    JOYCE, ELOISE, BETTY PERSON & GLENN SAUNDERS

  10. Derrick was a good friend, neighbor & a rather ‘cool dude’!
    God Bless him and his whole family and, rest his sole. – I will truly miss him!

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