Drew “Pete” Talmadge Merritt, Sr.
Born in Lee, Florida on August 22, 1932
Passed in Ocala, Florida on February 2, 2012
Preceded in Death by Parents: Ben Brevan and Janie Merritt; Siblings: Ben Merritt, Helen Lee, Lois Southall, June Kinsey, Bonnie Lyon; & son Drew Merritt, Jr.
Surviving Children: Deborah Merritt Long, Robert Merritt, Vicky Gomar, Janie Laird, Derrick Bickford, and Drusilla Morgan.
Surviving Siblings: Roy Merritt, Evelyn Sapp, Hazel Latner, Gene Merritt, Barbara Durden, Betty Reames
28 Grandchildren 29 Great Grandchildren
Retired lineman who worked all over the United States.
Hobbies included winning at cards, restoring old tractors, and fishing. Drew also loved watching westerns and listening to bluegrass music.
Services will be held at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison, Florida on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 2:00 pm. There will be a viewing held prior to the service, starting at 12:00 for family and 1:00 pm for friends. Graveside service to follow at Macedonia Cemetery, Madison, Florida..