D.L. Mercer

November 17, 1929 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 91)


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.
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Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery Chapel
1300 Old Hartford Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303

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