D.L. Mercer, 91, of Philpot, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Signature Healthcare in Hartford. He was born in Breckenridge County to the late William J. and Milady O. Royalty Mercer.
Mr. Mercer was a self-employed carpenter and farmer. He thoroughly enjoyed his horses, raising cattle and hunting. D.L. was an active member of Southside Wesleyan Church for sixty-seven years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Margie Poole Mercer in 2009 and a son, Rev. David Mercer.
Mr. Mercer is survived by children, Becky (Herbert) Gibbs of Philpot, Carol (Rev. Tim) Wright of Louisville, Tim (Kim) Mercer of Philpot and Jeff (Karen) Mercer of Louisville; fourteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; sister, Nora Dean Johnson; several nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held. Entombment will be at Rosehill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to King's Table Food Pantry, C/O Southside Wesleyan Church, 2804 Veach Road, Owensboro, KY 42303.
Memories and condolences for the family of D.L. Mercer may be offered online at www.glenncares.com