Jonathan Michael Merritt
Jonathan Michael Merritt
  • August 30, 1993 - April 8, 2017
  • Verona, Virginia

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Jonathan Michael Merritt, 23, a resident of Verona, passed away on April 8, 2017.

He was born in Staunton on August 30, 1993 and was the son of Gregory M. Merritt of Staunton and Sherrie Knave Merritt of Weyers Cave.

Jonathan graduated from Fort Defiance High School in 2011 and he had served in the US Army. He enjoyed playing guitar, drums, drawing and playing video games.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Jackie Merritt of Mt. Sidney and Angel Merritt of Staunton; a brother, Drew Merritt of Weyers Cave; a nephew, Cayden Hughes; maternal grandparents, Brenda and Timmy Merrbach and Rick Knave and wife, Ruth Ann; paternal grandparents, Matilda Torro; step-grandmother, Norma Merritt; six aunts and one uncle; special friends, Desiree Messick, Ashley Easter, Misha Wetherell, Harling Avelar and Nadja Scheku; and all of his Army brothers.

He was preceded in death by a paternal grandfather, Bob Merritt and an uncle, Richard Knave, Jr.

The family will receive friends 9-10:00 am, on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave. A funeral service will follow at 10:00 am, at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm, at Culpeper National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Paws and Stripes, 115 Montclaire Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.

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