David Merritt Obituary

David Merritt

Piedmont - David Samuel “Dave” Merritt, Sr., 78, husband of Nancy Sylvia Hollingsworth Merritt, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Born in the Mount Airy Community, he was a son of the late Fred Samuel and Hazel Gertrude Porter Merritt. Mr. Merritt retired as the President of the North America Division of Erhardt + Leimer, Inc. A Hejaz Shriner, he was a member of Grove Station Masonic Lodge #166, the Rotary Club, and was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. A 48-year Endowment IPTAY member, Mr. Merritt was on Clemson University’s Board of Visitors, and he was a member of Mount Airy Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David S. “Moochie” Merritt, Jr. (Debbie) of Piedmont; two grandchildren, Jamie Merritt and Janna Doughty (Nick) both of Piedmont; and four grandchildren, Marley and Lilly Merritt, and Savannah and Sydney Doughty. He was predeceased by two brothers; and one sister. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 18 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at Mount Airy Baptist Church. The service will follow at 2:00, with burial at Greenville Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home. Gray Mortuary, Pelzer
December 3, 1941 - September 15, 202012/03/194109/15/2020
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Piedmont - David Samuel “Dave” Merritt, Sr., 78, husband of Nancy Sylvia Hollingsworth Merritt, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Born in the Mount Airy Community, he was a son of the late Fred Samuel and Hazel Gertrude Porter Merritt. Mr. Merritt retired as the President of the North America Division of Erhardt + Leimer, Inc. A Hejaz Shriner, he was a member of Grove Station Masonic Lodge #166, the Rotary Club, and was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. A 48-year Endowment IPTA...

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Sep
18
Funeral Service
Friday, September 18 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Mount Airy Baptist Church
210 Mt. Airy Church Road
Easley, SC 29642
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Sep
18
Visitation
Friday, September 18 2020
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Mount Airy Baptist Church
210 Mt. Airy Church Road
Easley, SC 29642
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Final Resting Place
Greenville Memorial Gardens
7784 Augusta Road
Piedmont, SC 29673
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