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Sherman E Merryman

October 1, 1950 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 69)


Sherman E. Merryman 69, a resident of Stephens City, Virginia passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Brookside Rehab and Nursing Home in Warrenton, Virginia. 

A funeral service for Mr. Merryman will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Stover Memorial Chapel with Josh Carter officiating.  Burial will follow in the Gravel Springs Cemetery, Star Tannery, VA. 

The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 6-8 PM.

Mr. Merryman was born in King George, VA on October 1, 1950 a son of the late Sherman Ellwood and Della Mae Cox Merryman.  Mr. Merryman was a self-employed home builder prior to retirement.  He loved to fish and was a former member of the Shawnee Ruritan, The Sherando Warrior Club and the Winchester Babe Ruth Baseball League.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Powell Merryman, John Merryman and William Merryman.

Survivors include his loving wife Bonnie Feathers Merryman of Stephens City, VA; his two sons, Scott E. Merryman of Stephens City, VA and Sean E. Merryman (Heidi) of Prince Frederick, MD; his grandchildren, Candace Crosen, Whitney Merryman, Seth Merryman, Braden Merryman and Brooks Merryman; his siblings, Roberta Atkins of Glen Allen, VA, Richard Merryman (Judy) of Fredericksburg, VA, Margaret Jenkins of Culpeper, VA, Janet Gillespie of Locust Grove, VA and Alvin Merryman (Margie) of Fredericksburg, VA along with numerous nieces and nephews. 

Pallbearers will be Alan Payne, Tim Merryman, Bo Feathers, Ernie Broyles, Cory Carter and Shawn Reynolds.

Seth Merryman, Branden Merryman, and Brooks Merryman will serve as the honorary pallbearer. 

The family suggest that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to the Dementia Society of America, P. O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.

You may sign the guestbook and submit condolences to the family online at www.stoverfuneralhome.com. 

Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mr. Merryman.   

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September 8, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Stover Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service
September 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Stover Memorial Chapel

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