Richard Lee Merritt, 80, passed away January 13, 2022, in Bartlett. Mr. Merritt was a US Navy Veteran and a retired welder employed by DuPont. He leaves his daughter, Renee Leigh (Bryan) Diebel of Bismarck, ND;sons Richard Shane (Kelly) Merritt and Shannon Dean (Erin() Merritt, both of Memphis; brothers Kirk Flitton of Brick Township, NJ and Mark Flitton of Nashville, NC; grandchildren Spencer Smith, Matthew Merritt, Megan Merritt, Michael Merritt, and Skylan Turnbow; and six great-grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Merritt will be 3PM Tuesday, January 18, at Salem Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Atoka. Interment with military honors will follow in Salem Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
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