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James "Jim" Merritt

July 13, 1943 ~ June 23, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


James “Jim” Merritt, of Campbellsville, KY, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2023, in Lexington, KY. He was 79.

Born July 13, 1943, in Washington Court House, OH, he was a son of the late James Porter Merritt and Helen Frazier Merritt. Jim was a retired truck driver for New Holland. He was a Trustee and member of Victory Church. Jim was a US Army and National Guard Veteran. He loved witnessing for the Lord and going camping.

Survivors include his dear wife, Rosa Johnson Merritt; son, Tony (and Darlene) Merritt of Washington Court House, OH; daughter, Tina (and Andy) Everetts of New Holland, OH; sisters, Laverne “Fifi” (and Gary) Paul of Kettering, OH; 3 granddaughters, Cortney, Tori, and Tifani; and 3 great-grandchildren, Madi, Alexander, and Lainey.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara Fletcher.

Funeral services will be at 2:00PM on Monday, June 26, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Pastors Josh Estes and Vernon Luttrell officiating. Visitation will be after 12:00 on Monday at the funeral home. Graveside funeral services and military honors will be held at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday at the Washington Cemetery in Washington Court House, OH with Pastor Joe Duvall officiating.

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June 26, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
June 26, 2023

2:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Graveside Service
June 27, 2023

12:00 PM
Washington Cemetery
1741 Washington Avenue
Washington Court House, OH 43160


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