Jack Ralph Merritts

Jack Ralph Merritts
Jack Ralph Merritts, age 97, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at NHC-Maury Regional Transitional Care Center in Columbia, TN.
He was a native of Swissdale, PA, and retired from the Office of the Inspector General at the Pentagon.  He served his country honorably in the U. S. Army Air Corps during the Korean Conflict and World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Lester and Ida Merritts; wives: Hilda Merritts and Hazel Merritts; one brother: Bob Merritts; and three half-sisters: Claire Sheperd, Carol Allison and Cheryl Mitchell.
He is survived by his wife: Rose Thomas Merritts, Lawrenceburg, TN; one daughter: Elizabeth Marvin (Patrick), Slidell, LA; one son: Michael Merritts, VA; one step-son: Buddy Ellis Pullen, VA; one step-daughter: Anita Bradley, Columbia, SC; two half-sisters: Cynthia Kramer, FL and Claudia Petkervich, FL; one half-brother: David Merritts, Ladson, SC; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Jack Ralph Merritts were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2019, with Ben May officiating.  Interment followed at Kidd Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN.  Condolences may be sent by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.

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