Derek Robert Garbrandt, age 29, passed away on October 3, 2021. Derek was born on April 10, 1992 in Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Penny Rickley. Derek was a caring person who deeply loved his daughter. He was a very artistic person and enjoyed gaming. Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Galaxy Garbrandt, his father Robert Garbrandt (Jenn); uncle, Jordan Garbrandt; mother, Tina McAfee; brother, Russ McAfee; grandmother, Judie Saputo; step-siblings, Vin, Bristol, Garrett, Kenny, and Bridgette; several nephews, nieces, and cousins. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family of Derek Robert Garbrandt has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.