Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
June 19, 2012 1:15 pm EDT


SUNBURY — Thomas M. Merryman, 71, of Sunbury, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Kobacker House after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Dec. 21, 1940, in Newark. Tom retired as an insurance investigator with State Farm after 43 years. He was an elder and board member of KICKS Ministries & Victory Harvest Church.

The family will receive friends Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Sunbury Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Tom’s name be made to KICKS Ministries & Victory Harvest Church, P.O. Box 480, Sunbury, OH 43074.

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