Derek Scott Seals, 35, of Tecumseh, passed from this life Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Tecumseh.

Derek Scott Seals, 35, of Tecumseh, passed from this life Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Tecumseh.

He was born Jan. 7, 1982, to Billy Ray and Regina Kay (Nix) Seals in Lawton.

Derek was raised in Chickasha and Tecumseh. He graduated from Cyril, Oklahoma, where he excelled in track.

Derek worked alongside his father in the family business as the job superintendent for B & D Tile, LLC.

He loved heavy metal music and football, especially the Oakland Raiders. Derek enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary Alice and Floyd Seals, Marcella and James Nix and Billie Heacock; and his uncle, Jimmy Seals.

Those left to cherish his memories are his three daughters, Olivia, Aysia and Jessiah; three sons, Loucious, Leonidas and Damian; his father, Billy Ray and Dana Seals of Tecumseh; mother, Regina Nix of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Korey Elliot of Oklahoma City and Jason Tapp of Germany; three sisters, Desiree Taron of Surf City, North Carolina, Chasity Stepp of Shawnee, and Josey Fuller of Shawnee; grandfather, Paul Heacock; fiancé, Jackie Vincent; many nieces and nephews; and numerous loving friends and extended family.

Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, with family gathering from 5 to 7 at Cooper Funeral Home. No formal services will be held.

Cremation arrangements by Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.