Lendon Merrick

October 6, 1931 ~ November 11, 2019 (age 88)


Lendon Merrick, 88, of Science Hill, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

He was born on October 6, 1931; son of the late Ernal & Bessie (Scrimager) Merrick. He worked as a printer for over 30 years at Dayton Press and Modern Vending for over 17 years. He also worked as a farmer and was a member of Camp Ground Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy (Barnett) Merrick; a son, Jeff & (Eileen) Merrick of Warrensburg, Missouri; a daughter Kim & (Lonnie) Davis of Somerset; four brothers, Ervel Merrick of Lexington, Troy & (Elaine) Merrick of Science Hill, Dale Merrick of Somerset, and Wilbern & (Mary) Merrick of Nicholasville; two sisters, Ruby & (Thomas) Shadoan of Somerset and Rose Stogsdill of Lexington; two sisters-in-law Mary Merrick of Somerset and Linda Watts of Nicholasville; eight grandchildren, Samantha Bell, Caleb Merrick, Jessica Merrick, Jeremy Merrick, Zachary Davis, Kelby Davis, Noah Davis, and Haily Davis; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, George Merrick and Vernon Merrick; a brother-in-law, Dale Stogsdill; and a sister-in-law, Enza Merrick.

A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Watson officiating.

Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be after 11:00 AM Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

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