Robert (Bob) Monroe Merritt was born August 28, 1931 in Sedalia, MO to Lewis and Hazel Merritt. He died December 26, 2017 in Warrensburg, MO with his family by his side.
He grew up and lived in several cities in Missouri and around the Midwest with his parents, brother, Russell Merritt and sometimes with his grandmother, Annie Merritt. He graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed on the USS Duncan and was involved in the Korean War before being honorably discharged. He then attended Central Missouri State College (now UCM) and graduated with a degree in Accounting in 1957. [Read more…]