Derick Jay Rimington 19, was called home to Our Heavenly Father, May 27, 2014, with his Angel cousin Hailey Rae Layton, in Spring Creek, NV. He was born on August 25, 1994 to Rick and Christina Rimington.
Derick is an Eagle Scout, and a 2013 graduate of Lund High School. On May 17, 2014, he completed a diesel mechanic program, thru a scholarship received from Newmont Mine, at Great Basin College in Elko, NV.
Derick loved to be with his family, and his beloved dog Daisy. He was such a gracious giving man in every aspect of his life. Derick made friends everywhere he went. He always had a kind word, and a beautiful smile, that would warm your heart. He had a love for Chevy trucks, John Deere tractors, basketball, hunting, atv riding, country music, and collecting sunglasses and hoodies. He loved kids, and always made lasting connections with them. Derick worked hard for everything he had. His work ethic and outlook on life was very positive. He loved spending the summers farming with the Jenson Family in Lund. Derick was Country Boy at heart, and could not wait to return home to Lund.
Derick is survived by, his parents of Lund, NV, sister Kara Ann Rimington of Casper, WY, brother Brendon Devear Rimington of Lund, NV, Grandparents Cheryl (Rod) Mangum and Patty Rimington, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins, as well as a multitude of extended family and friends.
Derick was preceded in death by his Grandpas Hal Gibson and Robert (Bob) Rimington.
Service will be held Thursday June 5, 2014 at the LDS Stake Center in Ely, Nevada
The gathering of Family and Friends will begin there at 11:30am with the Service Commencing at Noon.