Mr. Macker "Mike" Merkerson, 58, a resident of Detroit, MI., died Monday, November 12, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 12:00 Noon from Hillside Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Billy Marshall Officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens, Hillside Mortuary Directing. He leaves to cherish his memory: his three sons, Fernandez (Leona) of Houston, TX, Bryan (Jessica) of Detroit, MI and Michael Philip (Shonda) of Chesterfield, MI; a special adopted son, Tyrone Thompson of Chesterfield, MI; four brothers, Joe (Linda), Randy (Lynda Faye), Donnie (Corine) all of Wetumpka, AL and Maurice (Connie), Millbrook, AL; three sisters, Helen Alvin and Debra (Byron) Peavy, all of Wetumpka, AL and Antionette Todd, Prattville, AL; two grandchildren, Fernandez Jr. and Elana both on Detroit, MI; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and other relatives and friends.