James Thomas Merritt, passed away Tuesday February 25, 2020, in Blackwell, Oklahoma. He was 69. Family will be holding memorial services on June 10, 11 and 12.
He was born on June 11, 1950, in Baldwin, Wisconsin and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1972-1977.
James is survived by 3 daughters, Nicole Henderson and husband Kevin; Michele Swift and husband Jason; Ann PeQueen and husband David; many foster children whose lives he touched; grandchildren James Trammel, Tara Trammel, Courtney Swift, Michael PeQueen, Cierra Trammel, Jaxon PeQueen and Greycien PeQueen. He is also survived by numerous great grandchildren.