Derek James Watkins-Lipscomb, 6, of Ames, went home to the Lord on February 16, 2017.
A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Napier Methodist Church with Rev. Henrietta Klarenbeek and Rev. Tom Lundberg officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery.
Derek was born in Ames, Iowa on June 1, 2010, the son of Audra Hand Watkins and step-son of Dwayne Lipscomb. He enjoyed watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and playing with his stuffed animals. Derek liked spending time with his family and playing with his sisters.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Doris Barnes. Derek is survived by his mother, Audra Hand Watkins and step-father, Dwayne Lipscomb; three sisters, Chloe, Kiana, and Talia; grandparents, Jerry (Judy) Hand; Godmother, Bailey Beckner and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be directed to the family.
Friends may call Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 2 until 7 pm. The family will be present from 5 until 7 pm.