KEWANEE – Mark A. Merritt, 60, of Kewanee, died Thursday, September 30, 2021 in Kewanee.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 8 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee with Rev. Jon Vincent officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in rural Kewanee. Memorials may be directed to his family. The funeral home will maintain compliance with COVID regulations and requires that all guests wear a mask for the safety of all those attending.
He was born August 18, 1961 in Peoria, the son of William and Nancy (Commons) Merritt. Survivors include his father, a brother, William Merritt Jr. and his sister, Laura Thompson. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Mark was a lifelong resident of Kewanee and had worked as a mechanic. He was a very intelligent individual who enjoyed doing mechanical work.
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