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Donald Merritt

April 4, 1946 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Donald Merritt Obituary

Donald Merritt, 77, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at his home. Born to the late Harland & Lily Ann Anders Merritt on Thursday, April 4, 1946 in Somerset. Donald enjoyed fishing, spending time with his friends & family, and was a life-long farmer. He also supported the Paint Lick Church of God.

Aside from his parents, Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Arlene Prather Merritt; daughter, the late Pamela Baker; brothers, the late Denny Merritt, the late Cliffton Merritt, the late James Merritt, the late Tifford Merritt, & the late Kit Merritt; and a sister; the late Mildred Merritt. Survivors include a son, Derek Carswell (Samantha), of Lancaster; daughters, Angela Bowman & Diana Anderson (Jeremy), both of Lancaster; brothers, Oakley Merritt, of Somerset and Wendell Merritt, of London; sisters, Iva Issacs and Joyce Meadows, both of Lancaster, Betty Alexander, of Paint Lick, & Jewell Merritt, of Somerset; grandchildren, Michael (Asha) Baker, Justin (Kala) Baker, Brittany (Mike) Springer, Amanda (Jeff) Styles, Crystal (Eric) Cornelius, Melanie (Johnathan) Jones, Kayla Bowman, Aaron (Kaitlynn) Anderson and Kaylene, Destanii and Novah Carswell; and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home with Rev. David Farthing officiating. Pallbearers include Aaron Anderson, Justin Ray Baker, Michael Robert Baker, Johnathan Jones, Ralph Meadows, and Derek Carswell. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM— 9:00 PM, Friday, January 26, 2024, at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home. Friends and family may leave condolences or  special memories  on his tribute page Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




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January 26, 2024

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ramsey-Young Funeral Home & Monument Co.
315 RIchmond St.
Lancaster, KY 40444

Funeral Service
January 27, 2024

12:00 PM
Ramsey-Young Funeral Home & Monument Co.
315 RIchmond St.
Lancaster, KY 40444


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