Derek Riopelle Obituary – Death: We are deeply saddened to learn that Derek Riopelle of Warren, Michigan passed away on October 13, 2021, after suffering from injuries sustained by a fatal motorcycle accident. It was reported that he died leaving families, friends, and loved ones in great grief and fear.
He was a perfect example of what it means to be a wonderful person. He had a calming presence and was extremely kind, he touched the hearts of so many and was an inspiration to everyone who knew him.
Causes of Derek Riopelle’s Death…
According to our source, Derek died as a result of suffering from injuries sustained by a fatal motorcycle accident. At the moment, no information has been received from the family as they are observing their difficult times.
The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of death had not been made public at the time of writing this report. The investigation is still ongoing to know the actual cause of death.
Who Was Derek Riopelle?
Derek was born in Detroit, Michigan, and has lived in Warren, Michigan for years. He went to Notre Dame High School, Harper Woods, MI.
He studied Mechanical Engineering at Macomb Community College and he worked as a Mechanic at Roush Performance and also worked Journeyman Millwright at MIllwrights Local 1102.
The little reminders that cause tears today will turn into little reminders that make us sad and then those little reminders will eventually make us smile and remember Derek just as he would have wanted us to with love, a grin, and maybe a cold one.
We ask that you uplift his parents and close family and friends in prayer during this time. He has left an impact on the lives of many and a legacy that will live on for many years.
Tributes and Condolences
Families and friends have taken to social media to express their tributes and condolences to the deceased :
With a heavy heart I make this post this morning, last night Derek Riopelle was in a terrible motorcycle accident. Early this morning he was sent home above. Not only a friend, but a father, a son, and a brother to many. Sending my deepest condolences to your family, friends, and especially your daughter. 🙏🙏🖤 ride easy in the streets of heaven Derek. 🖤
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I’m sorry for the loss, I can’t believe how many bikers have been hit this year😔 Makes me worried to ride when I see these posts.
Stephen Larry Crittenden
I’m so sorry to hear this was a brother of yours, that means we all lost a brother last night. I will say a prayer.
When HE calls us home WE must go… R.I.P.
John A Elliott
I’m sorry for ur loss buddy
Surely praying for him and his family makes me think of giving up this bike every single day.. prayers and love to Him and his family!! Until Valhalla 🕊🏍