Raymond E. Merrick

August 01, 1930 ‒ February 14, 2017

Davenport, Florida
Formerly of Mount Gilead, Ohio

Raymond E. Merrick age 86, of Mount Gilead, Ohio and Davenport, Florida, passed away February 14, 2017.

Ray was born in Newark, Ohio, the son of the late Raymond Sr and Nora Merrick.  Also, preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Rilla Mae Johnson.

He is survived by his children, Tom (Idana) of Ingleside, Texas, Patricia (Bob) of Jacksonville, Florida and Bob (Gail) of Marengo, Ohio. He also leaves several beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Living Word Lutheran Church, 7539 Dustin Road, Galena, Ohio, at 10:30 AM. Private graveside services will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newark

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faith Mission 245 North Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Mr. Merrick’s family.

  • Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers be with the family during your time of sorrow. May Ray and Rilla be together in heaven forever. May your both rest in peace. I remember Ray and Rilla from Candlewood Lake.