Derek Jacob Drennon

Derek Jacob Drennon, 19, of Gardner, Kan., died, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was born April 15, 1998, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Michael Drennon and Teresa “Tessa” (Mullins) Henshaw.

Derek Jacob drennon

He graduated from Lansing High School in 2017.

He is survived by his parents, a brother, Ryan Drennon; a nephew, Cash Drennon; his grandmothers, Hazel Mullins and Jo Drennon; five aunts, Sandra, Karen, Denise, Rachel and Stephanie; his uncle, Barney; and a large extended family.

Derek was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Bobbie G. Drennon and Gary Mullins; and a cousin, Samantha Showalter.

He was an avid weightlifter. Derek enjoyed fishing, off-roading and anything outdoors.

Derek made sure that everyone he loved knew how much he loved them.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.