May 5, 1962 – April 23, 2017

Derrick Brian Nevels, Sr., age 54, of Somerset, KY, departed this life on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Derrick was born on May 5, 1962 in Cincinnati, OH to the late James and Peggy Sue Rutherford Nevels.

He is survived by his wife, Dana Murphy Nevels, whom he married on April 29, 1992 in Somerset, KY; a son, Derrick Brian (and Stephanie Godsey) Nevels, Jr.; two brothers, James (and Betty) Nevels of Monticello and Robbie Nevels of Ferguson; and four sisters, Deanna Smith of Bethel, OH, Jackie (and Cliff) Whitis of Somerset; Paula (and Wesley) Daniels of Mt. Vernon; and Tabitha (and Dan) Shackelford of Somerset.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Darrin Nevels; and four sisters, Pam Hardwick, Sondra Nevels, Teresa Griewe and Connie Glover.

Visitation was on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 9:00am until 4:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

The funeral service was on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Sears officiating.  Burial will be in Quinton Cemetery.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Derrick Nevels, Sr.