Mr. Leon Alvin Mercer, Jr., 71, of Orrum, died at his residence on Thursday morning, May 16, 2019.
He was born August 22, 1947 in Robeson County, NC; a son of the late Leon Mercer and Yuba Dane Walters Mercer.
Mr. Mercer was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam war, a former medical technician.
A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Fair Bluff Road in Barnesville, NC.
Surviving are a son and his wife, Rodney Darren Mercer and Denna of Cerro Gordo, NC; a daughter and her husband Crystal McCormick and Michael of Florence, SC; two half-sisters and half-brother; four grandchildren, Kayla Mercer Graham, Hannah Grace McCormick, Jake Mercer, and Lilly Faith McCormick; and a great-grandson Colton Lee Graham.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Aaron McCormick.
The family will receive friends on Saturday May 18, 2019 from 7-9 pm at Meares Funeral Home in Fair Bluff.
Meares Funeral Home is serving the family.
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