He is survived by his wife Carol (Burchett) Merritt of Three Rivers.
Funeral Service were Saturday, June 15, at Roberson Funeral Home in Three Rivers. Brother Kenny Shelton officiated the service.
Burial followed at the Three Rivers Cemetery in Three Rivers.
Services were under the direction of Roberson Funeral Homes in Three Rivers. Visit their website at www.robersonfuneralhomes.net.