Robert Harold Merrick
"Tightman"

July 11, 1925 - May 30, 2005
Son of William Lindsey and Jessie (Oliver) Merrick




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The Times Leader Princeton, Ky. June 1, 2005
Harold ("Tightman") Merrick, 79, of Princeton, died Monday, May 30, 2005, at 5:30 a.m., following a long illness.

A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and member of Green Hills Baptist Church, he was born July 11, 1925, in Caldwell County, a son of the late William Lyndsey and Jessie Oliver Merrick.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Hayden Merrick, Wesley Merrick and Lesley Merrick; and four sisters, Audrey Littlefield, Bertha West, Lois Boyd and Hester Coleman.
Survivors include his caregiver, Addie Lee Borgmann of Princeton; two brothers, Bill Merrick and Herb Merrick of Princeton; and a sister, Betty Elkins of Paducah.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 2, at 1 p.m. at Morganís Funeral Home with the Rev. James Gray officiating.

Burial will follow in Blue Spring Cemetery (Caldwell Co., Ky.), with graveside military services.








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