Derrick was born March 6, 1977 in Dodge City, Kansas to Pauletta and Stanley Elliott. He passed away on June 25, 2021. Derrick graduated from Western Heights High School. He was preceded in death by his parents. Derrick is survived by his children, Abigale Elliott, Olivia Elliott, Derrick Jay Elliott, Camden Elliott, Amya Elliott; sister, Stacy D. Elliott; nephew, Cory T. Elliott; niece, Jada N.