Norris G. Merritt (1933 – 2017)

Norris G. Merritt, age 83, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to his retirement he had been a truck driver for over 30 years.

Norris was born on June 18, 1933 in Lucedale, Mississippi, the son of Lawrence and Ella (Brady) Merritt. On June 2, 1958 he married Martha J. Doeherty, and she preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving are two sons, Michael (Donita) Merritt of Steubenville, Ohio and Cris Merritt of Wauseon. Also surviving are three granddaughters, Kelsey, Paige, and Kacy. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two brothers, Harry and Buck, and one sister, Polly.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the benevolence of the family. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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