PROVIDENCE: Derick Lee Rua, "Chach" 26, passed on May 25th.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of James A. and Yemi Rua.
He was the proprietor of Area 4zero1 and had also been employed by Footlocker for many years. Chach was an avid soccer player. He and his store was well known as the provider of the most stylish fashions in his community.
Besides his parents he is survived by a sister, Janella "Lela" Rua, two brothers, James Rua and Alex Londoo, his maternal grandmother, Victoria Centeno, his paternal grandmother, Flor Rua. He was the proud uncle of two nieces, a nephew and is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
His funeral will be held Friday, June 1st at 8am from the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Spirit Parish, Dexter St, Central Falls at 9:30am. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 5 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers a Soccer Scholarship Fund is being established in his name. Please check the funeral home website for this additional information and condolences at
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