Curtis Darrell Merriman, Jr.

June 5, 1952 - October 21, 2021

Curtis Darrell Merriman, Jr., 69, of Ridgeway, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021. He was born June 5, 1952 in Martinsville, to the late Curtis Darrell Merriman, Sr. and Barbara Ann Gibson Merriman.

He had been an automobile mechanic and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing pool, and cars.

Curtis is survived by his wife, Karen Townsend Merriman; son, Adam Townsend; brothers, Joseph Merriman (Wendy) and John Merriman; three grandchildren; six nieces and nephews; and five great-nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Phillip Woods officiating. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.

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