Shamokin – Carl C. Derk III, 45, of 3244 Upper Road, passed away Monday, August 17, 2020 in his home.
Born in Shamokin on August 11, 1975 he was the son of Carl and Angela (Clements) Derk, Jr, who survive. He graduated from Line Mountain High School.
On September 15, 2001 he married Christine Schweitzer, who survives. He worked as an auto mechanic at Bastian Tire.
In addition to his wife and parents, Carl is survived by two sons, Cayden Derk of Trevorton, and Camren Derk of Trevorton; a brother, Christopher Derk and his wife, Stephanie of Selinsgrove; a sister, Jennifer Harer of Northumberland; maternal grandmother, Theresa Clements; father and mother-in-law, David and Susan Schweitzer; six nieces, Kylie Derk, Emily Derk, Zoie Harer, Olivia Jones, Taylor Jones, and Giannia Jones; three nephews, Garrett Schweitzer, Bobby Jones, and Brenden Jones; many cousins; two brothers-in-law, Jacob Schweitzer and his wife, Cheyenne, and David Schweitzer and his wife, Jenessa; and a sister-in-law, Kelly Jones and her husband, Robert. Carl was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Carl and Nancy Derk Sr.; and a maternal grandfather, Gerald Clements.
Carl C. Derk III, 45, of 3244 Upper Road, Shamokin – Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 21, 2020 at 11:00 am with Bonnie Alleman, officiating in Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. Viewing will be held prior to the service from 9:00 – 11:00 am. Burial will be held following the service at Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contibutions to Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, PA, 17872, to defray funeral costs. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com.
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