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Robert L. (Bob) Merrill


November 20, 2017

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Robert L. (Bob) Merrill

Robert L. (Bob) Merrill, 88, of Brevard, passed peacefully to his heavenly home Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

A native of Henderson County and the son of the late W. Bryan Merrill and Alma Collins Merrill, he graduated from Etowah High School before attending Mars Hill College. In 1991 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in acknowledgment of his long-time service as a benefactor, advisor and trustee for the college.

In 2007, he facilitated the building of the W. Scott Merrill Press Box, named for their son who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 1983 while...

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