Jack E. Merchant

November 20, 2020

Mr. Jack E. Merchant, age 73, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at his home in Bluff Springs, Florida.

Mr. Merchant was a native and life long resident of Bluff Springs, FL. He was a loving husband, daddy, paw-paw and great paw-paw. He was retired from Johnson Sand and Gravel with over 20 years of service, was a Little League Baseball and Football Coach for many years, loved working with kids and was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Grace Merchant; one sister, JoAnn Merchant; six brothers, William, Richard, Nathan, Jerry, Steve and Larry Merchant and his 2nd mother, Evelyn Johnson.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda Faye Merchant of Bluff Springs, FL; three sons, Billy (Wendy) Merchant of Century, FL, George Richard (Jennifer) Merchant of Flomaton, AL and Kevin (Renee) Merchant of Bluff Springs, FL; one brother, John (Gloria) Merchant of Modesto, CA; one sister, Linda Ingram of Ozark, AL; ten grandchildren, Miranda, Brittany, Darrin, Cheyanne, Mallory, Kelli, Hannah, Tyler, Jaycee and Molly; four great grandchildren, Mason, Walker, Easton and Sawyer and numerous, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Piatt officiating.

Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 12:30 PM until service time at 2:00 PM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Darrin Merchant, Eric Merchant, B.J. Johnson, Willie Johnson, Jr. Milstead and Dennis Mathis.


One Response to “Jack E. Merchant”

  1. Jackie Johnson on November 22nd, 2020 9:08 am

    Condolences to the Merchant Family. Thank you for always being available to help the Aubrey and Rosa Johnson Family. Prayers lifted for the family.

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