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Derek Zy' Mir Oliver

October 13, 2017 ~ July 2, 2021 (age 3)

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Derek Zy’mir Oliver was born October 13th, 2017, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On Friday, July 2nd, 2021, Derek transitioned from his earthly home.


Derek was the son of Chantel & Lyman Oliver. Derek was the “bossman.” He loved making up his own songs. He loved riding his bike and like Olivia, he also loved Cocomelon.

In addition , he is preceded in death by his grandmother, Connie Joyner & sister, Layla Oliver.

A Home Going Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Lakewood High School, 245 Lakewood School Road, Salemburg with Evangelist Lashonta Tatum officiating, burial will follow in the Bearskin Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

A Walk thru will be held on Friday, July 9, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Hope Valley Hawkins Funeral Service & Cremation, 1246 Hobbton Hwy. Clinton.

Derek leaves to cherish his precious memories: Parents: Chantel & Lyman Oliver, Bonus parent: Jasmine Simpson. Brothers: Daishawn Oliver, Jaden Simpson, & Landon Simpson. Grandparents: James (Ida) Williams, Lyman (Estelle) Oliver, Sr & Anthony (Carolyn) Simpson. Aunts: Olivia Scott, Sasha Oliver, Sequoia Oliver, LaWanda (Richard) Green, Synitra Parker, Chaunda (Michael) Hall & Ti'Nisha Joyner. Uncles: Mark Simpson, Brandon Oliver, Charles (LaTarsha) Howard & Carland (Aleena) Howard. Godparents: Joey Miller & James (Lashonta) Tatum and Godmother:La'Kesia Chance. 

Memorials can be made to: Hope Valley Hawkins Funeral Service, 1246 Hobbton Hwy. Clinton, NC 28328 or by calling 910-592-0061.

Hope Valley Hawkins Funeral Services is honored to serve the Oliver Family. 

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