Oct. 2, 1940-May 13, 2012
W. Tim Mericle, 71, of Delphos, died Sunday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 2, 1940, in Lima, to Braxen and Margaret (Jones) Mericle, who preceded him in death.
On Oct. 2, 1993, he married Rebekah Kohorst, who survives in Delphos.
Survivors also include sons Jamie (Jodi Cooley) Joseph of Delphos and Chad (Angie) Joseph of Fort Jennings; and grandchildren Evan and Aubrey Joseph.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Pastor Wayne Prater officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Mericle was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was an artist at Delphos Granite for many years. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3035 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 471 in Delphos. He was a history buff and enjoyed riding his scooter and watching movies, but mostly enjoyed his grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Delphos Wesleyan Church.
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