Rickey Merritt

Ware Shoals – Richard “Rickey” Gerald Merritt, 57, husband of Heather Brown Merritt, of 6 East Fleming St. died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at his home.

Born in Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late Joe and Agnes Sexton Merritt. He was a retired Carpenter and was of the Church of God Faith.

Surviving are his wife of the home, four brothers, Michael Merritt (Virginia) of Anderson, Alvin Merritt (Dana) of Greenwood, Aaron Merritt of Greenwood, and Darrell Merritt of McCormick.. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Dennis Merritt.

A private memorial service with limited seating will be held on Thursday at 11 AM at Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals,  with Rev. Mark Lowe officiating. Masks are required and social distancing will be followed.

The family is at the home 6 East Fleming St., Ware Shoals and will receive friends at the home from 1 PM to 6 PM Wednesday. In Lieu of flowers memorials should be made to Gethsemane Church, 5010  US 25, Hodges, SC 29653. Online condolences may be made at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com

Service Details

  • Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020
  • Time: 11 AM
  • Place: Private Family Service with limited seating at Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals , Masks and social distancing required.
  • Visitation: From 1 PM to 6 PM Wednesday at the Home, 6 E. Fleming St., Ware Shoals
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