Duane A. Derra, 58, of Paxton died Sunday morning, May 12, 2019, at Danville Care Center, Danville.

His ashes will be buried in Ludlow Cemetery at a later date.

Mr. Derra was born April 13, 1961, in Dayton, Ohio, a son of Otto and Clara (Richardson) Derra.

He is survived by a brother, Gene (Heather) Derra of Tuscola; two sisters, Glenda Brown of Champaign and Donna Shook of Deland, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Derra was a 1979 graduate of Paxton High School. He loved to work on cars and did extensive testing of various truck-stop diners.