Derrin Lee Leeper

Derrin Lee Leeper 55, died on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.  He was born on February 27, 1965 at Garden City the son of Edward Lee & Letha (Yardley) Leeper.  He married Janet Guy on Feb. 26, 1999 at Garden City.

Derrin attended Garden City schools.  He went to work for Tri-State Transmission which in 1984 became the family business- Leeper Transmission.

He is survived by his wife- Janet Leeper; two step-children- Cody Burkard of Hutchinson, KS. and Jessica Tolle of Enid, OK; mother- Letha Leeper of Garden City, KS; brother- Alvin Leeper of Garden City, KS.; and sister- Jeanette Woolever of Wichita, KS.  He was preceded in death by his father, brother- Edward Earl “Eddie” Leeper and sister- Rita Leeper.

Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City, KS., with Rev Don Patrick officiating.  Memorials are suggested to Derrin Leeper Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh, Garden City, KS.  67846.  Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on August 26, 2020