GROVER- David "Sonny" Harrison Merck, 76, of 809 Cleveland Avenue, Grover, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby.
Born March 25, 1937, in Cleveland County, he was a son of the late Edley Broadus Merck and Daisy Bowen Merck. He was retired from the U.S. Army and was a member of the Kings Mountain American Legion.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty McGinnis Merck; a brother; and a sister.
Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Byers and Karen Snyder, and Chris Morrow, all of Kings Mountain; three stepsons, Randy Green and wife Virginia of Shelby, David Green and wife Brenda of Shelby, and Roger Green and wife Sharon of Dallas; two stepdaughters, Barbara Glover and husband Ronald, and Betty Green, all of Shelby; 19 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston
Officiated By: The Rev. Roger Green
Burial: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Guest Registry: www.stameyfuneralhome.com