Leon A. Mercer

August 22, 1947 ~ May 16, 2019 (age 71)


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.

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May 18, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Meares Funeral Home
795 Main Street
Fair Bluff, NC 28439

Graveside Service
May 19, 2019

3:00 PM
Spring Hill Cemetery, Barnesville, NC

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