My deepest sympathy to his family, I have known Merle for over 10 years as a friend and fellow veteran. We shared many years of special time together with friends downtown for years.
It was less than 3 weeks ago he ran into me at CVS, and said Scott I love you could you call our mutual friend David and his wife tell them to come see me soon, they did, we all loved Merle and Maria and their family. He was a true patriot and multiple war Hero and the most loving Humble man i have ever known. Rest my friend Love Scott