Derr, Ernie

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Derr, Ernie Gender: M
Ernest Virgil Derr
born on 29 October 1921 at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Donnellson, Iowa, 40n39, 91w34
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 05°21' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 13°30 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 04°41'


American stock car racing driver who won 12 International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Stock Car championships, made one start in the NASCAR Grand National Series, and won eleven ARCA Racing Series races. Along with Dick Hutcherson, Ramo Stott and Don White, Derr was a member of the "Keokuk Gang", a collection of racing drivers from Keokuk, Iowa.

Derr served in the 6th Armored Division during World War II. After retiring from racing, he became a property manager in Keokuk, Iowa. His son Mike was also an IMCA racer, and at the time of his death, Ernie had been married to his wife Marianna for 67 years. He died at his home on 8 January 2014 at age 92 in Keokuk.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Hutcherson, Dick (born 30 November 1931). Notes: Members of the "Keokuk Gang"


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (67 years)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 92)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Real estate (Property manager)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWII)
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Cars (Stock car racer)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Stock car race winner)