James Merritt

James Earl "Jim" Merritt

August 5, 1949 - April 14, 2019
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James “Jim” Merritt, 69, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Morton County Care Center, Elkhart, Kansas.

Jim was born to Earl Oscar and Florence (Weaver) Merritt on August 5, 1949, in Elkhart, Kansas. He was a lifetime resident of Elkhart.

Jim and Carol Joyce Ward were married on November 3, 1990, at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Elkhart, Kansas.

Jim worked for the City of Elkhart for many years. He loved and enjoyed his family. He enjoyed playing with his grandchildren.

Jim survivors include, wife, Carol Merritt of the home, three daughters, Pammy Baldwin & husband Dana, Elkhart, KS., Debbie Williams and wife Eva, Milliken, CO., Barbie McCallion, Elkhart, KS.; Grandchildren, Tannan Baldwin, Garrett Baldwin, Brandon Williams & wife Jade, Micheal McCallion & wife Kasey, Christopher Williams & wife Faith, Gerico McCallion, Cherokee Rankin and husband Taylor, Casey McCallion, Jade Williams and Faith Williams; 2 Great Grandchildren, Clay Williams and Tatum Rankin and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials have been established for Elkhart High School Stucco Pink Out. Please make checks payable to EHS Stucco Pink. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home- PO Box 236-Hugoton, Kansas 67951.

Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 2 PM at Elkhart Cemetery, Elkhart, Kansas.

Friends may call Tuesday 10 AM to 8 PM at Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday April 16, 2019 | 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Tuesday April 16, 2019 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday April 17, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:00pm
    Elkhart Cemetery
    ELKHART, KS 67950
    Terrell Giddens
  • Interment

    Wednesday April 17, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday April 17, 2019 2:00pm
    Elkhart Cemetery
    801 N St. Rd.
    ELKHART, KS 67950
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We are so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you all in this time of sorrow. Sending Hugs and Prayers.
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