Ronald Jacklen Merrill
Ronald Jacklen Merrill, 73, of Farmington, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born May 10, 1946 in Fairmont, a son of the late William and Emma Carpenter Merrill.
Ronald was a mechanic for General Delivery in Fairmont, retiring with 30 years of service. After retiring, he then worked at Mt. State Metals. He was a veteran of the Viet Nam War, serving in the United States Marine Corps, and a member of the West Farmington United Methodist Church, where he served as trustee. He loved to sing, enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, and the ocean. Most of all he enjoyed and loved his family.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie Haught Merrill; a daughter: Melissa Merrill, Farmington; a sister: Diane (Gary) Hovatter, AL; 3 brothers: Larry (Tammy) Merrill, Fairmont, Dale Merrill and Rex (Nancy) Merrill, all of Farmington; a sister-in-law: Sheila Merrill, Metz; former sister-in-law: Sharon Merrill, Fairmont; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 2 sisters: Sue Boyce and Annabell White; and 3 brothers: Roger, Ricky, and Steve Merrill.
Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be announced at a later date when the family can honor their beloved husband and father appropriately and provide him with the military honors he deserves. In the meantime, please remember them in your prayers and take time to leave a condolence at
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Dan merrill
Mar 27, 2020
Rest In Peace Ron....You were always such a pleasant person to work with and talk to....The world will be a lesser place without you....Bless your soul my friend
Rosie Carpenter Heston
Mar 26, 2020
The Angel's came to take you to a safe place till we all get there. I am keeping your family in my prayers. Sending love ♥️
Gary Carpenter and Family
Mar 26, 2020
To the entire Merrill Family; We are so sorry for your loss, Ronnie was a great person and will be missed. Thinking of you!
Samantha Boyce
Mar 26, 2020
My mother and I give our deepest condolences. He was always so kind and blessed to have called him Uncle. Aunt Nettie and Melissa, if there is anything you need please let me know. My prayers and love are with you both always.
Carolyn Curry
Mar 25, 2020
Some of my greatest childhood memories are with Uncle Ronnie and Aunt Nettie. Praying for you all during this time and looking forward to the time when we will see you again Uncle Ronnie! Love you Carolyn
Misty Jones
Mar 25, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss uncle ronnie was a kind hearted person and he will be missed love and prayers ❤🙏
Joel & Carolyn Flory
Mar 25, 2020
Melissa and Nettie, so very sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you both at this time. Ronnie is now free of pain and suffering and is looking down from Heaven on you. He wouldn't want you all to be sad but it is hard not too. I have been there (2 years ago). He loved you both and everyone around you. I am sending you hugs, our love and prayers. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. I love you all.
Patty Helms Harr
Mar 25, 2020
In life we meet all types of people but there are those that leave a lasting impression on you. They are the salt of the earth, Ronnie was that person. He was the same today as he was yesterday, always kind, considerate and full of laughter. My tears are for those left behind because the sun has dimmed. I can see the reunion taking place over yonder. God bless.
Mar 25, 2020
my heart aches, this man will be missed by many, he is in no pain nor is he suffering, may you Rest In Peace until I see you again, Love always Stephanie & Aaliyah
Andrea Dye
Mar 25, 2020
So sorry for your are all in my prayers
Lela Starkey
Mar 25, 2020
My heart aches for your family at this time. I worked with Annabelle for 20+ years at Red Roof Inn. Prayers