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Larry Jacob “Doc” Derr

Larry Jacob “Doc” Derr, 29 of Hollis, Okla., passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.

Graveside services took place at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Wellington with David Hall, Church of Christ minister from Bowie officiating. Arrangements were by Adams Funeral Home of Wellington.

Louie Hernandez, Jake Cox, Jessie Luna, Josh Luna, Tell Cummings and Nick Derr served as pallbearers.

Jacob was born June 10, 1991 in Childress to Jay Alan and Cynthia Carol Gollihugh Derr.

He graduated from Hollis High School in 2009 and served as an advanced paramedic and flight medic for EMS in Southwestern Oklahoma. Doc was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Corey Derr.

Doc is survived by his father Jay Derr and his wife Christy of Hollis; his mother Cynthia Swaim of Wellington; a brother Nick Derr and his wife Mari of Wellington; a sister Elizabeth Whorton and her husband JJ; two stepbrothers, Jessie Luna and Josh Luna and a stepsister Danielle Luna, all of Hollis; grandparents Larry and Helen Gollihugh of Wellington and grandmother Susan Derr of Allentown, Pa.; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family suggests that memorials be made to EMS or FIRE in Hollis, Altus or Lawton.

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