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James "Deriell" LoganMarch 12, 1941 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 76)
James "Deriell" Logan, age 76, of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his granddaughter's residence surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Deriell was born on March 12, 1941 in Glenwood, AK to the late James E. Logan and Juanita (Shores) Tobin. On November 10, 1960 he married the love of his life Evelyn "Louise" (Simmons) Logan and she passed away on Oct. 20, 2014. Deriell retired from Modern Die of Elwood with over 30 years of service. He enjoyed motorcycle and go-kart racing and was known as the Gizzy Racing Team. Deriell also enjoyed his music and when you visited you had to listen to at least an hour with him. He loved to spend time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Deriell is survived by daughter; Lorenda (John) Ludlow of Frankfort, IN, two sons; Jim (Lisa) Logan of Elkart and Shawn (Heather) Logan of Parish, FL, 7 grandchildren; Ty McCord, Jamie Logan, Danny, Angie and Ashley Giselbach, Kaylee Neese and Todd Logan, 6 great grandchildren; Kaizen, Jonny, Molly, Layla, Kyle and Brayden, and soon-to-be born Leon James, and half brother, Spencer Logan of AR.Deriell was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and a daughter; Loretta Lynn Neese.
A memorial service celebrating Deriell's life will be at 6 pm Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 5 to 6:00 pm on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the donors choice.