GROVER- David "Sonny" Harrison Merck, 76, of 809 Cleveland Avenue, Grover, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby.
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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 St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Guest Registry: www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639
Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star on May 11, 2013