HOMER - Roy Venable Merck, 74, died Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Habersham County Medical Center.
He was born in Commerce, the son of the late Albert and Allene Morris Merck. He was a member of the Homer United Methodist Church and a United States Air Force veteran. He was also the former owner of Maysville Fish House.
Survivors include his wife, Dixie Shubert Merck, Homer; daughters, Ashley Dilbeck and Tanya Fountain, both of Homer; sons, Marcus Merck, Lula, and Fredrick Dilbeck, Homer; brother, Brad Merck, Vidalia; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, at the Homer United Methodist Church with the Rev. James McLendon officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, April 8, from 5 to 8 p.m.
The family has asked that all flowers be omitted and contributions be made to the Homer United Methodist Church.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.