YOUNGSVILLE - Edward Carlton Merritt, 70, of Youngsville, passed away, Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Edward was born in Duplin County to the late David Julian Merritt and Vivian Aldridge Merritt.
He was a veteran of the United States Marines and was an insurance adjuster for many years.
Edward is survived by his daughter, Michelle Merritt, of Wake County, and siblings, Kenneth E. Merritt and Kathleen Merritt Black, both of Western North Carolina.
Private services will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, is in charge of the arrangements.