OBITUARY: Derrick Nicholas Acosta


Mr. Derrick Nicholas Acosta of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022, he was 41 years old.

Derrick was born in Metairie, LA. He was a 2000 graduate of Mt. Juliet High School. Derrick enjoyed cars, fireworks, cooking, gardening, drawing, and watching movies.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy J. Acosta, Jr.; paternal grandparents, Roy J. Acosta, Sr., and Jewell Acosta and maternal grandparents, George Hermann and Dessie Herrmann.

He is survived by:
Mother – Debbie Acosta (Bill) Shepard
Son – Camrynn Acosta
Brother Roy Joseph (Amanda and Izzy) Acosta, III
Sister – Jennifer (Gilbert Buchanan) Acosta
Nephews – Gavin Acosta and Michael Acosta
Niece – Kaitlynn Acosta
Aunts – Theresa (Glenn) Palermo and Judy (John) Perez
Many other aunts, uncles, and cousins

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Gene Aldridge officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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