Derrick “Dr’ Ja” Bradix, lovingly known as son, brother, and uncle, was born on January 16, 1967 in Dallas, Texas to the parents of Fred Houston and Margret Marshall (Bradix).
Derrick graduated from Pinkston High School in Dallas, Texas. He loved his role as an uncle. He made sure they felt his love, and spoiled them every chance he got. He took pride intaking care of others. Derrick worked in the care-giving filed for adults, and later for the Dallas Independent School District for twenty years. Dirt loved cooking, basketball, dancing, he was the life of the party, comedian, kind, giving, and all around humble person and friend.
Derrick accepted Christ as his lord and savior and became a member of the Abundant Life Church of God in Christ, and later rededicated his life to Christ at Loving Fellowship Baptist Church.
Derrick leaves to cherish his legacy, his brothers and sisters: Rickey Bradix, Billy Bradix (preceded him in death), Kevine Bradix, Marquetta Bradix, Eric Bradix, Sheilei Misumi, Earica Marshall, and Eboney Marshall. Nieces and nephews: Laqueta Bradix, Kellie Barber, Dekivion Bradix, Devin Bradix, Taylor Mack, Walter Isaac, Davontay Walker, Damerion Walker, Jahslyn Britton, Eric Bradix, Jr., Cameron Bradix, Janiya Martinez, Eariana Martinez, Adam Misumi, Maelynn Misumi, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family and friends.