John Emanuel Merritt, Jr.

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“Condolences to the Merritt Family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Kirsten Johnson - Suffolk, VA

“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and neighbors on the passing of the beloved John,Jr. He is sorely missed. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Lamont Simmons - Chesapeake, VA

John was born on December 2, 1924 and passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

John was a resident of Norfolk, Virginia at the time of passing.

He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk.

He served his country faithfully as an Army Engineer during World War II.

John was married to Cecelia.

Friends and family are also invited to visit with us at our home 901 Portland St. Chesapeake VA 23324 on Saturday evening at 5:00 pm. A viewing will be held on Sunday at 1:00 pm with family assembling from 2 to 3 pm at Hale Funeral Home 2100 Ballentine Blvd. Norfolk VA. A Celebration of Life will be conducted on Monday March 20 2017 at 12 Noon at First Baptist Church 418 E. Bute St. Norfolk VA. 23510. Family and friends will assemble at 11:00 am for the procession and will depart from 2748 Mapleton Avenue Norfolk VA 23504.