Franklin Douglas Merritt died Sept.18, 2013. A memorial service is planned Sunday at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville, Fla. from 2 to 4. The church is located at 8701 Argyle Forest Blvd.
His ashes will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Holly Hill Funeral Home, 3601 Old Jennings Rd., Middleburg, Fla. is in charge.