GLENN “MOSE” MERRITT, age 85, of Washington CH, passed away at the Fayette County Memorial Hospital on Thursday, February 7, 2013.
He was born on January 22, 1928 in Fayette County to Mose and Della Cox Merritt. He had worked as a carpenter for many years and retired from Elford Construction. Glenn proudly served in the United States Army. He was a 55 year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and a life member of the American Legion Post #25.
Glenn was proceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Margaret Tway Merritt and siblings Fred Merritt, Nelly Ruggles, Louis Merritt, Elsie Siegel, Herman Merritt, Bernadine Wachtel and Ernest Merritt.
Survivors include his children Andrew Merritt and his wife Diane of Grove City, Ohio and daughter Leah Anne Gonzales and her husband Ted of San Mateo, California; grandchildren Matt and Henry Merritt of Grove City and Krista and Tyler Gonzales of San Mateo, California; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Stephanie and David Krupla of Jeffersonville, Ohio, sister-in-law Dorothy Merritt of Chillicothe, Ohio; special niece Joyce Stone of West Palm Beach, Florida; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Summers Funeral Home with Danny Dodds officiating with burial to follow at the Cochran Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 p.m.
Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com