Leinwood Charles “LC” Merritt

August 12, 1943 - April 26, 2015
Leinwood Charles “LC” Merritt


Leinwood Charles “LC” Merritt of Leland passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Merritt; three children, Cheryl Marintez, Cynthia Webb, and Patricia Merritt; step-son, Chlifton Ames; 9 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, including Jasmine Merritt age 5 who made her home with “LC” and Jo Ann.

“LC” was retired from Meritta Bakery as a Sales Route Manager.

Memorial service held 2 pm Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 officiated by Rev. Vic Potter.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 910.383.3511


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  • April 27, 2015
    Eddie sykes says:
    He was very nice man remember him from th ae pig wiggly

  • April 28, 2015
    Oscar V. Hill Jr. (Junie) says:
    Jo Ann, Bernice and I are so sorry for your loss. God Bless You in this time of sorrow

  • April 28, 2015
    DEAN BLAND says:
    JO ANN I am so sorry for your lost.LC will be missed by a lot of folks because he met no strangers he shared a laugh with everyone. During these difficult times hold on to all the good times you shared and hold on to god he will take you through.my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. DEAN BLAND

  • April 28, 2015
    Micki Hoilman says:
    JoAnn I am so sorry for your loss.. I hope you are ok.. sorry I won't make the services, but I know you understand... I love you and Jasmine and hope you guys the best.... I loved LC also and he will be missed. I am a phone call away.... prayers for all of you... Micki

  • April 28, 2015
    cheryl and juan martinez says:
    dad i am going to ms you so much and i want you to no i loved you i can not wait till i walked through the gates of heaven to see your smileing face again your in my heart /mind and soul for ever god has a great angel above in heaven now and i no you will be looking down over me love your daughter cheryl lynn (dopey ) martinez