Clinton Shane Merritt


Clinton Shane Merritt, age 43, of Moultrie, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the chapel of Baker Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Hiers officiating. Pallbearers will be Tyler Merritt, Anthony Merritt, Chris Tyree, Derek Truett, Brandon Truett and Logan Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Casey Merritt and Asher Merritt. Burial will be in China Grove Church Cemetery.
Born on June 28, 1976 in Hahira, GA, he was the son of Patricia Gale Merritt of Moultrie and the late James Rowland. He was employed with Home Depot Distribution Center in Florida and of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by is father and grandparents, Rufus and Trudy Merritt and Ed Rowland and Effie Taylor; brother, Darrell "Pete" Merritt; sister, Carolyn Truett.
He is survived by his mother, Patricia Gale Merritt of Moultrie; son, Asher Callum Merritt; stepdaughter, Gracie Lenora Huston; mother of his children, Kimberly Carter, all of Baconton; brother, James Ramsey of Ellijay; sister, Marsha Pledger; aunts and uncles, Nadine Stephens, Judy Johnson and husband Jim and Tony Merritt and wife Annette; cousins, Billy Ray Truett, Todd, Dara, Anthony, Lindsey, Casey and Tyler Merritt, Trina Lollar, Tracy Kelly, Leigh Tyree, Derick and Brandon Truett, Julie and Jamie Johnson.
Visitation will be held 4:00-6:00pm Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Baker Funeral Home.
The family will receive family and friends at the home of Tony Merritt, 739 Tillman Rd, Moultrie.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Home.
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Shelly Fambro-Hunter
Jul 16, 2019
My condolences to his family. He made our days at BCT comical. He will be truly missed!! Prayers for his family.
Chelsey Anderson
Jul 15, 2019
The saying “the good die young” is so very true! I didn’t know Vlint that well, but the little bit I did know of him I remember him being very kind and just a laid back down to earth kinda guy! I’m so sorry for the family and I’m Sending prayers to as we speak !
Brandi Boyd Curles
Jul 15, 2019
Clint was a great guy and loved his son (Asher). Also, he loved his family!! He will be missed!! All of you are in my prayers now and in days to come!!!❤️💕
Denise Linnenkohl
Jul 14, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss Dara. I know you loved him dearly. God has him in his arms.
Melissa Snipes
Jul 14, 2019
So sorry!
Haley Snipes
Jul 14, 2019
Clint was such a great guy and friend. Him and his entire family is in my prayers.
Jason Tillman
Jul 14, 2019
RIP Clint, we had alot of good times growing up together that I will remember always.My heart breaks for Asher and your mom. My love and prayers are with the entire Merritt family during this sad and difficult time .
Sandra Baker
Jul 14, 2019
Clint was a very kind hearted, young Man. I knew him in his youth days. He was the cousin of my 2 boys WILLIAM and Brian MERRITT.... He will be truly missed. Our prayers 🙏 are with his family...
Cindy Baker Rowell
Jul 13, 2019
He was truly a gift to this world. Im so glad I got a chance to know him! I’m heartbroken. Praying for comfort for all family and friends!