Derick Mattice, 30

FULTON, NY – Derick Mattice, 30, of Syracuse, NY, passed away unexpectedly at home early Thursday morning October 13, 2016.

He was born in Watertown, NY.

Derick Mattice
Derick Mattice

Derick worked for River Valley Foods, Syracuse.

He loved his dog, Machete, and he enjoyed playing X-Box.

Derick was also an avid drawer.

He is survived by his parents, Billie Jean and Nathan Hollis of Volney, NY; his nine siblings: Michael Mattice of Tennessee, Jeaniemarie Battles of Laconia, NY, Abram Salisbury of Volney, Kayleigh Hollis of North Carolina, Nathaniel Hollis of Fulton, Jonathan Hollis, William Hollis, Benjamin Hollis and Samuel Hollis all of Volney; maternal grandparents: Paul and Jean Poole of Pulaski, NY, and William Mattice of Phoenix, NY; two aunts: Marie Bennett and Marguerite Mattice both of Pulaski; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will be having a celebration of life.

There will be no calling hours.

Burial will be held privately.

The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, has care of the arrangements.


  1. Rip derick , we had some great times in high school you were a great friend ,you will be missed !

  2. Derick, my sugar bear, my forever… you are the love of my life and my soul mate. We knew that from the very beginning. What was year felt like so much more. We had the best year of our lives together. Your love was true and so powerful I can feel it now. I love with with all that I am and gave you my heart forever. You kept your promise to me to love me for the rest of your life and my sweet Derick, I will always love you. Please rest and know I love you all the days, all the nights, all the hours, all the minutes, all the seconds because you are my lover.

  3. RIP You are soaring with the angels now. Bless you. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

  4. Thank you for being a good friend we may have boot really knew each other much but you always seemed to no when I needed some one to chat with and you are one of the nicest guys I no. You have such a great dense of humor and that’s what always made my day thank you for being a great friend. Fly high.

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