Merritt, Westley of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 63rd year. Dearly loved husband of Sherry (Abbott) Merrritt and dear brother of Linda Fennell (late Don) and Randy VanKoughnett, all of St. Thomas. Westley was born in St. Thomas on January 1, 1951, the son of the late Jack and Marion Merritt. He was a former member of the Jumbo City Optimist Club and the Golden Acres and was a bowler with Special Olympics.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.