Name: Derek Townsend
Location: Westbrook, Maine
DOD: August 6, 2017
A BIT ABOUT ME:
Derek R. Townsend, 28
WINDHAM – Derek R. Townsend, 28, died unexpectedly on Aug. 6, 2017. He was born Sept. 1, 1988, the son of Paula Dame and Timothy Townsend.
Derek was a 2006 graduate of Westbrook High School.
He held various jobs throughout his adulthood, and was currently employed with Garbage to Garden.
Derek was an avid reader and was often found with a fantasy book in his hand. He was also an amateur artist, beautifully demonstrated through his talented drawings.
Above all, Derek’s world revolved around his pride and joy, his son, Brendan. The love Derek had for his little boy was boundless; he truly enjoyed taking him places, and watching him grow, laugh, and smile.
Derek will be remembered as a kind soul with an enormous heart.
Left to cherish Derek’s memory is his six-year-old son, Brendan Townsend; mother, Paula Dame; father, Timothy Townsend; siblings, Wendy Townsend, Jonathan Townsend, Ryan Townsend, Ashley Townsend, and Krysten Townsend; maternal grandmother, Shirley Dame; paternal grandmother, Althea Collins and her husband Michael; a maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Dame; and many nieces and nephews.
Derek was predeceased by a brother, Timothy Townsend; and grandfathers, Daniel Dame and Tim Fowler.
Services for Derek are private.