Merritt, Stephen Douglas of St. Thomas, passed away on Friday, January 10th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 71st year. Loved son of the late Nelson and Wilma (Townsend) Merritt and dearly loved brother of Patricia Bridge of St. Thomas, Nancy Powers (Lou) of R.R. 5 St. Thomas, Cathy Meeuse (Bill) of R.R. 1 Union, Gus Merritt (Sue) of St. Thomas and the late Sheila Cohoe. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Stephen was born in St. Thomas on October 2, 1943. He worked over 30 years at Clark Equipment (V.M.E.) He enjoyed motorcycles, hunting and music.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.