Brian K. Merwin, 49, of Collinsville, Ill., born July 2, 1966, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill.
Brian was a foreman for Safway Scaffold Company, Wood River, Ill. He was a member of Carpenters Union Local 664, Wood River, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale E., and Jerrie L., nee Gill, Merwin.
Surviving are his wife, Teresa, nee Watson, Merwin; a daughter, Ashley (Scott) Walters of Collinsville, Ill.; six grandchildren, Vanessa, Julio, Emily, Eliana, Ciara and Isabella; a brother, Jim Merwin of Virginia; his two dogs, Chubby and Buddy; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to Metro East Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.hakassly.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2016, at Sunset Hill Memorial Estate, Glen Carbon, Ill., with Rev. Ron Habermehl officiating.
HERBERT A. KASSLY
FUNERAL HOME, Ltd., Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 11, 2016