Derrick Lewis Russell

March 30, 2022

Derrick Lewis Russell, 43, of Frankfort, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in his home.  He was born on August 12, 1978 in Chicago, Ill. to Ollie (Williams) Russell and William Lloyd.

Derrick was a graduate of Proviso East High School in Maywood, Ill.  He worked for Superior Ambulance Service as an EMT.  He enjoyed racing cars with the Most Hate Grand Prix Group.



Visitation and Services

No services are planned. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with his Mother: Ollie of Illinois, are his Brother: Daryl Gearon of South Holland, Illinois; Children: Jana Neese of Alabama, Derrick Russell Jr. “DJ”, and Temicka Russell both of Illinois; Fiancé: Kristal Lafary of Frankfort; and Granddaughter: Jania.


Leave your Condolences

18 Condolences for “Derrick Lewis Russell”

  1. Lennard Browder March 31, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    D nice, this is little bro nezzy, I pray that the most high bless your soul and watch over your family. All love.

  2. Marcus Davis April 1, 2022 at 12:34 pm

    Yo, it’s always hard saying goodbye, so I’ll just say catch you later when I earn my wings.

  3. Felicia Eaton April 1, 2022 at 1:17 pm

    Sorry for this loss. I love you Krystal and I am praying for you and the family.

  4. Monkey April 1, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    We gone miss you my boy, life crazy.

  5. Tyrone April 1, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    I am going to miss you big bro, forever

  6. Shantell Pugh April 1, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    Its hard to process, you had a big heart towards the people you touched. I just wanna say thank you for the twelve yrs and sharing me with Jana’e, DJ and Tameika. To Daryl, he loved you very much, to Kristal I wanna say thank you as well. To the Most Hated Family his original name was D-Nice and Changed it to Swag. Derrick kids & the car club was his world his mom Ollie was his everything. To his classiest friends / family Millie, Mristro, Marvin aka G and Black & Taz, thank you for helping me with him for these yrs. Derrick you can ride into the sunset with peace and a smile to love. Derrick you kept every one laughing and I will for ever keep in my heart…
    Shantell Pugh CEO Most Hated Impala Division

  7. Tasha April 1, 2022 at 11:37 pm

    This is not a good bye this is a see you later! You introduced me to the car club world in 2007. It’s because of you I have met some exceptional people. We made some unforgettable memories. You will never be forgotten! I send my heartfelt condolences to your family, extended family and friends!!! Long live D-Nice Most Hated, keep going strong!!

  8. Sheba Moss April 2, 2022 at 8:41 am

    Long live the only father figure I’ve ever fully accepted. You instilled a lot in me and my brother from 11 years old to 27, we still carry them with us. We love you forever. Your Baby Girl Sheba

  9. Tonya April 2, 2022 at 9:26 am

    I’m so lost for words.. my fare Leo… Dee Just can’t believe this, you will forever be in my heart. Such a beautiful jolly spirit, with a smile brighter than the sun. Keep on shining. Rest peacefully, pain free. My heart goes to the entire family

  10. Kayla April 2, 2022 at 3:52 pm

    I love you cousin I’m so sad by this. And you were just in boxing me two weeks ago. Tell my granddaddy I love him and y’all behave up there.

  11. Carla Abram April 3, 2022 at 2:37 pm

    I want to extend my deepest condolences to you and your family! You were truly a real one!! Derrick aka Swag, you and your contagious smile will be missed!! Rest easy and make em laugh up there!! Rest In Heaven hun

  12. Bre aka boo family April 3, 2022 at 3:55 pm

    I pray for your family. I an going to miss the one person who always try to steer me to the right path. and the one person I always call on.

  13. Addie Forth April 4, 2022 at 11:35 am

    D-Nice came to me with a crazy idea to extend my club- Chrysler Collection – and start Grand Prix Collection (GPC) for short. He said “we’ll announce it by pulling up to the All Car Club picnic with a marching band.” I was skeptical but we ran with it, not sure the band showed up lol. So many memories: club trips to the dells, late nights at Washington Park, truth or dare, family dinners at members houses. He loved that GP and Collection members, years later he branched off to Most Hated with no hard feelings. Your memories and legacy will continue on.

  14. George Buchanan April 4, 2022 at 5:51 pm

    Sending my condolences to the family. Derrick and I attended Washington school together

  15. Rosalind Kastner April 4, 2022 at 10:59 pm

    R.I.H Swag you will be truly missed.

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