Mr. Billie Jack Merritt, age 90, of Hendersonville, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019.
Mr. Merritt was born in Corbin, KY on September 22, 1928, the son of the late William D. Merritt and Maude Hannah Merritt. In addition to his parents, Mr. Merritt was preceded in death by his brothers, Oval Merritt and Mac Merritt; sisters, Marjorie White, Audrey Powell, Jewel Loudermilk, Venna Johnson, Imogene Thompson; and step-daughter, Melissa Gullette.
Survivors include his wife of thirty eight years, Glenda Faye Merritt; sons, Paul Merritt (Cindy) and Gary Merritt (Leslie); daughter, Patricia Lynn Franz; step-daughter, Angela West (Tim), nine grandchildren; brother, Bob Merritt; and sister, Renee Underwood.
His passions were his Tool & Die business, traveling, golfing, and his family.
A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held at Hendersonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home on August 24, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens.