Derek Wayne Singer, 34, formerly of Gibson/Pike County area passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at his home in Loves Park, Illinois.

He was born on October 29, 1978 in Oakland City to Phillip and Carolyn (Goodloe) Singer.

He graduated in 1997 from Pike Central High School in which he was the only 1st team Football Allstate Defense Lineman in Pike Central Charger history. He then graduated from Indiana State University with a business degree and was the President his senior year of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He was employed by Northern Insurance Group as an Executive Production Manager. Derek enjoyed all sports and also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannine “Lou” Singer; mother, Carol Singer; sister, Lisa Abner; loving niece, Carly; aunts, Sharee Goodloe, Brenda Thorne; uncle, Roger Singer; several cousins; and his dog, Skeelo and cat, Twinkle.

He was preceded in death by his father, Phillip Singer; uncle, Larry Goodloe; aunts, Judy Croft and Sue Helm; and his grandparents, JT & Carman Goodloe and Ruby Singer.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 PM on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, officiated by Pastor Kevin Wilson. Burial will be at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Princeton.

Visitation will be from 10 AM until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.