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Derrik Thomas Farewell: Derrik writes letter to his father on father's day weekend

Posted: 8:53 PM, Jun 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-27 19:20:35-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Derrik Thomas is signing off from RTV6 after more than 40 years of sharing his gift of storytelling with Central Indiana.

This week we want to share a few of his memorable stories. It's a celebration and commitment to excellence in journalism.

In the video player above, we begin with his tribute to his deceased father in this story from June 17, 1979.

Watch more of Derrik's throwback here | Derrik's interview with Michael Jackson | Derrik talks with Jim Irsay about Colts fight song he wrote | Derrik has fun with hog and husband calling contest |