John “David” Merritt

December 21, 1979 - October 24, 2022
John “David” Merritt

John “David” Merritt, age 42, a resident of Washington, passed away Monday, October 24, 2022, at his home.

A visitation will be held at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service on Tuesday, November 1 from 6:00 – 8:00pm.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 284 Gallberry Road in Washington NC on Wednesday, November 2, at 1:00pm at the family home, officiated by Reverend John Cooper.

David was born in Washington, NC to John James Merritt and the late Anita C. Merritt on December 21, 1979. A lover of music of all genres, he taught himself to play the drums. He loved driving trucks, especially an International.

Along with his father, David is survived by his fiancée Casey Taylor.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to be assisting the Merritt family.


Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
1:00 PM

Merritt Family Cemetery - Directions
284 Gallberry Road
Washington, NC 27889

Visiting Hours

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 U.S. Highway 264 East Washington, NC 27889
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  • November 03, 2022
    An old friend lit a candle:
    Lit since November 3, 2022 at 11:38:50 AM

  • November 01, 2022
    Selena Coltrain lit a candle:
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  • November 01, 2022
    Selena Coltrain lit a candle:
    Lit since November 1, 2022 at 11:17:50 AM

  • October 30, 2022
    Casey Taylor lit a candle:
    Lit since October 30, 2022 at 10:11:06 PM

  • October 28, 2022
    Judy Beacham says:
    So sorry , my thoughts and prayers are with you all John and family

  • October 26, 2022
    Robert Conner Jr says:
    Rip cousin

  • October 25, 2022
    Casey Taylor says:
    You will truly be missed. I send all of my love to heaven so it can be with you ❤️