RIVERTON, IL - Adam Gene Mercer, 2, formerly of Carrollton, Ill., passed away Jan. 3, 2014, at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
He was born March 23, 2011, to Jonathan and Lacy Mercer Edwards.
He was preceded in death by his grandma, Jackie Fay Edwards, and great-grandparents, Clifford Gene Smith and Eunice Inez Mercer.
Adam had a very infectious smile and loved playing with Thomas the Train. He enjoyed farm tractor toys, following in his farming family's footsteps.
He will be greatly missed by his parents, Jonathon and Lacy Edwards of Riverton; brother, Dalton Browning; sister, Emma Mercer; half-brothers, Jacob and Jayden Browning; grandparents, Thomas Edwards of Rockbridge, Ill., and Joseph (Tammy) Mercer of Chatham; great-grandmother, Anna Belle Smith of Chatham; aunts, Rachael Jackson of Jacksonville, and Shianne Mercer of Springfield; uncle, Michael Mercer of Auburn; and several cousins.
Services: The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at Noon on Friday, Jan. 10, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Rte. 4, Chatham, IL, with Paula Staab Polk as funeral celebrant. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to St. Louis Children's Hospital, One Children's Place, St. Louis, MO, 63110.
To offer your condolences, please visit www.staabpolk.com.
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