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Walter Michael Merritt

December 25, 1946 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 72)


Walter Michael Merritt, 72, of 267 Brown Chapel Road, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Rex Hospital.

Funeral service will be held at 3 PM, Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home with the Rev. J. D. Tew officiating.  Interment will follow in the Rowan Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from

2 PM – 3 PM, at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home just prior to the service and at other times at the home.


Michael, born in 1946 in Sampson County, was the son of the late Walter Clifton Merritt and Edna Norris Merritt.  He was an electrician with Sharon Harris Nuclear Plant. 

Survivors include; son, Ashley Merritt (Amy); stepsons, Cliff Thornton  and Terrence Thornton;  step-grandson, Sawyer Nazworth; step-granddaughter, Micaelah Matthis;  sister, Deborah Merritt Segal (Alan); nephew, Jordan Segal (Serena); great-niece; Imogen Segal; and aunts, Dorothy McLellan, Elizabeth Norris and Christine Kivett; and uncle, Larry Norris.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2202 Wrightsville Ave, Suite 111, Wilmington, NC  28403.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC  28328.


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