Obituary for Kenneth William Merritt


Obituary for Kenneth William Merritt


Kenneth William Merritt passed away peacefully on March 26th, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital.

Kenneth was born on October 12, 1960, in Evansville, into the late James Merritt and Valaida (Manion) Merritt. Kenneth graduated from Bosse High School in 1980. He married Evelyn Martin in 1982 and to this union, two children were born.

Kenneth loved sports and was a member of Alexander AME Church. In earlier years he worked for Ball Plastics and TJ Maxx. He loved being around his family and friends and would help them when he could. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Stanley Crowe.

He leaves to cherish his memory two children Michael Merritt and Karis Merritt; sister Janita Merritt-Brown (Clayton Sr.); his niece Jaylyn Brown; nephews Clayton Brown Jr., Aharon Brown, and Jacob Brown; and a host of close cousins and friends.