May 12, 1995 - March 22, 2021
Mr. Demarcus Cortez Ferrell, age 25, of Peoria, IL, passed away at 5:05 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021. Demarcus was born in Homer, Louisiana on May 12, 1995 to Catrina Ferrell and Adrian Hardwell. Demarcus loved to play basketball. He was known for his smile. Demarcus had a loving and laid-back personality and was a wonderful dad. Demarcus leaves to cherish his most precious memories, his mother, Catrina Ferrell of Peoria, IL; his father who raised him, David (& Aisha Rasool) Rogers, Sr. of Peoria, IL; his biological father, Adrian Hardwell of Homer, LA; one son, DeMichael Anderson of Peoria, IL; his grandmother, Deloris Ferrell of Peoria, IL; a stepson, Jaden Anderson of Peoria, IL; his girlfriend, Shannon Warner of Peoria, IL; his siblings, David Rogers, II of Jacksonville, FL, Jarmarcian Hardwell, Kentori Hardwell, Adrion Hardwell, Xezarius Hardwell, Dyneicia Hardwell and Tytiana Manning all of Homer, LA; step siblings, Shanneicia Crawley and John Crawley, III both of Peoria, IL and a host of other family and friends. He is preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Roy Walker. A private funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Victory Christian Church with a visitation one-hour prior beginning at 10 am. Pastor Charles “Chuck” Brown will officiate. Demarcus will be laid to rest at Historic Springdale Cemetery. Simons Mortuary was entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the capacity of the church or less. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 50% of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. The sanctuary can socially distance and seat 50% of the capacity of the church. All others will be able to flow through prior to beginning of the service. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Demarcus Cortez Ferrell, age 25, of Peoria, IL, passed away at 5:05 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021. Demarcus was born in Homer, Louisiana on May 12, 1995 to Catrina Ferrell and Adrian Hardwell. Demarcus loved to play basketball. He was... View Obituary & Service Information
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