A wake service will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Josh B. Gibson Center, 20 Gibson Way, Buena Vista, Georgia.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the Josh B. Gibson Center, 20 Gibson Way, Buena Vista, Georgia. Interment will follow at the Buena Vista City Cemetery, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Derrick was born October 10, 1985 in Americus, Georgia to Tamara Robinson and Orbie Fulks. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Walter Black, Willie Chinn; great grandparents Leon Robinson Sr., Willie B. Robinson; and great aunt Mattie B. Robinson. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County and was a 2004 graduate of Tri-County High School in Buena Vista, Georgia. At an early age he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and as a youth he joined Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Buena Vista, Georgia. He was employed with Perdue Farms Inc. as a live hanger. “Fabe” as he was known by family and friends had a love from music since childhood. He spent countless hours in the studio making music that can be heard for generations to come.
He leaves to cherish his memories a precious daughter Adrianna Fulks, Hinesville, Georgia; his parents Tarmara Robinson, Perry, Georgia, Orbie Fulks, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; grandparents Earnestine Rushin, and Rosa Mae Chinn both Buena Vista, Georgia, and Verdie Dell Fulks, Ellaville, Georgia; six siblings Jacobi Robinson and Tiffany Fulks, both Columbus, Georgia, Queyana Fulks and La-Tearryia Anthony both Fort Lauderdale, Kirven Johnson, Perry, Georgia, and Kelvin Johnson (LaTia), Holiday, Florida; aunts and uncles Tyatrina Minion (Eric), Bernard Robinson, Michael Fulks (Daine), all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Bruce Robinson (Shuwanda) Lagrange, Georgia, Mark Chinn, Dawson, Georgia; Lettie Plant (Jeffery), Warner Robins, Georgia, Earnestine Dudley (Robert), Jimmy Fulks (Sandra) all of Ellaville, Georgia, and Joanne Fulks, Maryland; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends including two nephews he help reared as his own Amauri “Lil Fabe” Fulks and Amir Davis both of Columbus, Georgia.