Roger Calvin Merritt
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FREMONT: Roger Calvin Merritt, 58, of Fremont, OH passed away on May 5, 2014 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born November 23, 1955 in Fremont, the son of Calvin and Janet (Smith) Merritt. He was a 1974 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Roger married Janice M. Bender on January 18, 1985 in Fremont and she survives. He currently worked as a Supervisor at Crescent Manufacturing Company. He previously worked as a Supervisor at Nickels Bakery for 21 years. Roger was a member of Victory Church. He was an avid baseball player and NASCAR fan, especially Jeff Gordon. Roger enjoyed golf, his dogs and animals. He loved being around people and making them laugh.
Roger is survived by his wife of 29 years, Janice M. Merritt, Fremont, OH; children, Andreia (Bradley) Lefevre of Michigan, Stephen Merritt, Fremont, OH, Amanda (Dustin) Miller, Green Springs, OH; parents, Calvin and Janet Merritt, Fremont, OH; siblings, Pat Merritt, Fremont, OH, Scott (Janet) Merritt, Lima, OH, Brad Merritt, Fremont, OH.
Visitation: Thursday from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm and Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 am at Victory Church, 2051 Oak Harbor Rd, Fremont, OH. Service: Friday, May 9, 2014, 10:30 am at the church with Pastor Scott Robles officiating. Burial: McGormley Cemetery, Fremont.
Memorials: To the family or the Cardiovascular Department at Toledo Hospital. Online Condolences: www.whhfh.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, Fremont, OH.
Wonderly Horvath-Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory
425 E. STATE ST. Fremont, OH 43420-4256
Published in the News-Messenger on May 7, 2014