Dennis Charles “Moon” Merritt, 65, resident of Patterson, La. passed away peacefully Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 11:05 p.m. at East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans, La.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at New Salem Baptist Church in Patterson, LA. from 1 p.m. until funeral service at 3 p,m. Burial with Military Honors will follow funeral services in the Patterson Memorial Park in Patterson, La. Reverend Samuel Calhoun will officiate the service.
He was ranked Private who gallantly served two years in the United States Army. During his tenure he earned the National Defense Service Medal. Later, after an honorable discharge, he joined his local chapter of Veterans of Foreign Affairs.
Memories of Dennis (Moon) Merritt will forever remain in the hearts of his family and friends. He is survived by five sisters, Mrs. William (Lorena) Randle and Joannette Merritt, both of Patterson, La.; Mary Ann Byers of Jacksonville, Florida, Mrs. Shelby (Angela) McFadden of Swansea, Ill. and Deborah Ann Dougar of Houston, Texas; three brothers Louis H. Merritt, Jr.of Houston, Texas, Robert Merritt and Kevin Merritt both of Patterson, La. and host of nieces, nephews, additional family and friends.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister.
Loving brother, uncle, and friend…you will be missed, always!
Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City /Franklin /Jeanerette/Houma in charge of arrangements.
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