Derek Earl Wetherington – November 30 2019

Derek Earl Wetherington, age 44, passed away November 30, 2019, in the comforts of his home in Green River Utah, where he lived most of his life.

He was born September 11, 1975 in Moab, Utah to Robert Earl Wetherington and JoAnn Sherrill Wetherington.

Derek was one of four children and loved his brothers and family more than anything. He shared a deep love for sports, family and cars and was happiest when he was watching a football game or working on his cars and motorcycle. Derek was a dedicated father, son and brother. His true love was spending time with his family, especially his son.

Survived by his mother, JoAnn Wetherington, Green River; son, Dakota Derek (Logan MacLennan) Wetherington, Salt Lake City; brother, Branden Robert Wetherington, Reno Nevada; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his father, Robert Earl Wetherington; brothers, J E Wetherington, Shane Dugdale and Greg Hatfield; and grandparents, Ray Sherrill and Louise Seely Sherrill.

Funeral service, Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11:00 a.m., Green River LDS Chapel. Family will receive friends at the church Saturday one hour prior to service. Interment, Elgin Cemetery, Green River, Utah. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome daily and may share memories of Derek online at