George Larry Merrill
May 22, 1947 ~ January 21, 2023
Resided in: Fairview, NC
George Larry Merrill, 75, of Fairview, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Mission Hospital.
A native of Buncombe Co., George was a son of the late George Ross Merrill and Bessie Pauline Garren Merrill. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janice Ruth Dockery Merrill.
Mr. Merrill was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a machinist.
Surviving are his daughters, Angela Marie Rice (William) and Julie Miranda Rogers (Dustin); sons, George Jeffrey Merrill and Kenneth Evan Merrill; grandchildren, Kenneth Merrill, Kendall Merrill, Reilly Rogers, Kaylin Rogers, Kaylee Rogers, Billy Rice (Tamara), Seth Rice (Rachel) and Carissa Russell (Robby); great-grandchildren, Lorelei Rice and Renn Russell; and a brother, Gene Merrill (Pat).
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Patton Cove Gospel Mission, 646 Patton Cove Rd., Swannanoa, NC.