Scott Merritt Jr. of Prichard
SCOTT MERRITT JR., 80, of Prichard, W.Va., passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington. Funeral Services were conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Wayne. Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery, Wayne. He was born May 27, 1938, a son of the late Scott and Martha Frasher Merritt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charlie Golden, Dennis and Glenn Merritt; one sister, Elizabeth Woodyard; and four infant children. Scott is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Judy Wallace Merritt; two daughters, Beverly Lee of Prichard and Stephanie (Jason) Ragland of Jackson, Ohio; four grandchildren, Kayla (Rob) Kincaid, Tyler (Kirsten) Ragland, Jacob Lee and Jordan Lee; one great-grandchild, Raelyn Ragland; four sisters, Virgie McArthur of Milton, Faye (Howard) White of Industry, Pa., Sharon (Delmar) Adkins of Proctorville, Ohio, and Freda (Jim) Alexander of Barboursville; one brother, Hugh (Donna) Merritt of Wayne; mother-in-law, Nancy M. Wallace; sisters-in-law, Phyllis and Joyce Merritt; several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held from noon until service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to assist his grandchildren as they were the joy and love of his life. Contributions may be sent to City National Bank c/o Scott Merritt, 10366 Route 152, Wayne, WV 25570.