Derek Andrew Luther, 15, of Suwanee, GA, died November 23, 2009. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 28th at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross. Burial will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday, November 27th from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. He is survived by his parents, Lance A. & Elena M. Luther of Suwanee, GA; brother, Raef Luther of Suwanee; sisters, Alison Luther and Breck Luther both of Suwanee; maternal grandparents, Brent and Helen Stambaugh of Las Cruces, NM; paternal grandmother and husband, Nancy and Lynn Bousman of Overland Park, KS; paternal grandfather and wife, James and Karen Luther of Kansas City, KS; aunts, Gina McMurphy, Vikki Newman, and Melanie Bousman; uncles, Jeff McMurphy, Darren Bousman, Chris Luther, and Teddy Newman; cousins, Taylor McMurphy, Logan McMurphy, Alexis Newman and Nick Bousman. Derek was a sophomore at North Gwinnett High School. He was in the Theatre at North Gwinnett High School and had just completed a part in the play, “Working”. He was a former member of The Marching Band. Derek had a passion for drawing, performing, and playing piano. He was an amazing artist, and will be deeply missed by everyone. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to: or checks may be mailed to: Eagle's Nest Camp and Foundation, P.O. Box 5127, Winston Salem, NC 27113, (336) 761-1040, for the Derek Luther Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross, GA 30092, (770) 448-5757.