Derek Richard Yeakel, age 44, of Quakertown, PA, passed away on October 4, 2021, at his residence. He was the loving husband to Janelle (Hane) Yeakel with whom he shared 16 years of marriage.
Born in Sellersville, PA, he was a son of Dean Yeakel and the late Catherine (Reed) Yeakel.
He graduated Quakertown High School in 1995. His friends called him Doughboy.
He started his working career as a machinist at Penn Engineering. He then worked in maintenance at Blair Mill Apartments.
Derek had a love for many things including trout fishing, rocket models/cars, hunting, college football, bowling and was a huge user of Facebook. He would even be known for shouting at the TV a time or two when college football was on.
Surviving along with his wife and father is daughter Larissa Yeakel and brother David Yeakel (Kelli). He was predeceased by brother Darin Yeakel.
You are invited to visit with Derek's family and friends from 4:00-6:00 PM on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, 135 W. Pumping Station Road, Quakertown, PA 18951. His funeral service will take place at 6:00 PM. Interment will be held privately.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to NKF Office: National Kidney Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 1500 Walnut St. Suite 301, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
To view his online obituary please visit www.nauglefcs.com. Arrangements are by Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service in Quakertown.