Larry D. Merritt, 78, of Anderson, passed away on Jan. 5, 2018, at Community Hospital of Anderson following an extended illness.
He was born Sept. 13, 1939, in Frankton.
Larry served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
He had worked for Miller Huggins and Emge Packaging.
He loved to bowl and enjoyed collecting eagles.
Larry is survived by his wife, Linda Merritt; daughter, Kathleen (James Robert Short Jr.) Short; granddaughter, Cassandra (Jacob Biddle) Merritt; sister-in-law, Marjorie Thompson; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Samuel and Ruby Merritt; and siblings, Wilbur, Danny, David, Samuel and Cindy Merritt.
Cremation will take place.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Madison County, P.O. Box 637, Anderson, IN 46015.
Published on January 5, 2018