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Robert K. Merritt

January 1, 1945 — February 26, 2020

Robert K. Merritt, age 75, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Merritt was born on January 1, 1945 the son of the late Kenneth V. Merritt and the late Marie LaCroix Merritt.

Mr. Merritt was a retired flight engineer with the United States Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Lynda N. Merritt of Douglas, GA; three sons, Dane Merritt of Douglas, GA, Blake McClain of Jacksonville, FL and Paul McClain of Greenville, TN; two grandchildren, Alora Merritt and Trent Merritt.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorialization is by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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