Gary James Merrill
Gary James Merrill, 75, of Salina, passed away May 28th, 2013. Gary was born on July 29, 1937 in Glen Elder, Kansas. He was the son of James R. Merrill and Winifred Merrill.
A Navy veteran, Gary retired from Philips Lighting after 30 years of service in 1998.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Marilyn Herwig. Gary is survived by his Wife, Cynthia, who he married on September 5th, 1959.
Besides his wife, other survivors include -
Son: David (Carol) Merrill
Two daughters: Briana (John) Olson
Linda (Dan) Mendicina
Two siblings: Mike Merrill
Seven grandchildren: Dr. Chelsey (Adrian) Nolasco
Shawncie and Hailie Merrill
Dylan and Paige Mendicina
Josh and Carlie Olson
Gary spent his time golfing, motorcycle riding, and camping at Milford Lake. He was an avid K-State football fan and held season tickets for over 40 years.
Memorial services are planned for 10 AM, Friday, June 28, at Ryan Mortuary.
Contributions may be made to Saint Judes Hospital and Tammy Walker Cancer Center.
For information/condolences visit www.ryanmortuary.com.