Mcleansville, NC – December 9, 2023 – The tight-knit community of McLeansville is reeling from the unexpected passing of Derek Holbrook, a beloved and cherished resident. Derek, whose demise was confirmed on Saturday, leaves behind a legacy that embodies kindness, humor, and an unbridled zest for life.
While the cause of Derek’s untimely death remains undisclosed, the community stands united in mourning the loss of a remarkable individual. Known for his unwavering positivity and unique personality, Derek was a beacon of joy for many.
Hailing from McLeansville, Derek was a familiar face at Bryan Park Golf Course, where he contributed his talents and shared his vibrant spirit with colleagues and patrons alike. His infectious laughter and genuine kindness endeared him to all who had the pleasure of crossing paths with him.
Scott Ellias posted on Facebook,
“R.i.p Derek Holbrook . Another one gone waaaaay too early! Sending love to his family right now!! You all will be in my prayers! Me and Derek went to school together from elementary to high school. You was and are a good dude and will be sorely missed!”
A prominent figure celebrated for his humor and authentic demeanor, Derek’s friends fondly recall his ability to infuse every moment with levity. His uplifting presence fostered a sense of camaraderie, creating lasting memories and joyous experiences for everyone fortunate enough to know him.
Derek Holbrook’s departure has left an irreplaceable void in the hearts of those he touched. His family plans to share details regarding an obituary and funeral arrangements, allowing the community to come together in honoring and celebrating the life of this exceptional individual.