Barton C. Merriman

April 27, 1945 - January 14, 2019

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Thursday, January 17, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City


Thursday, January 17, 11:00 AM
St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City


Barton C. Merriman, 73, of Rome City died Monday, January 14, 2019, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

He was born April 27, 1945, in Wayside, Cookham Road, Maidenhead, England, to Adren and Sadie (Green) Merriman.

On October 28, 1967, in Avilla he married Yolanda Landez.

Mr. Merriman had worked in maintenance for Starcraft RV in Goshen and Dexter Axle in Albion.

He was a member of St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City.

Barton enjoyed history. Being a people-person, he enjoyed visiting, telling stories, and making people laugh.

Surviving are his wife, Yolanda Merriman of Rome City; a son and daughter-in-law, Marc and Brandy Merriman of Elkhart; and three grandchildren, Holly, Hunter, and Lilly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Richard Merriman, Dwayne Merriman, and Grant Merriman.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, January 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City with Fr. Tim Wrozek officiating.

Pallbearers are Marc Merriman, Donnie Fischer, Bernie Fischer, Matt Dazey, Matt Berkes, and Steve Sibert.

Calling is Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Katty Smith
January 25th, 2019 11:12am

So Sorry to hear of your loss. Bart and Tom had lots of history together and stories to share and some were never shared. Wishing you strong days ahead as you deal with this difficult time Prayers and Much Love

Bill & DD Nartker
January 17th, 2019 9:01am

So sorry for your loss, Yolanda. Our prayers are with you and your family. God bless you.

Sue Brand
January 17th, 2019 8:17am
5648s980ewolcottville in.

Sending my love to you yolanda.may your husband Bart rest in peace in the arms of God.

Dorothy Iddings
January 16th, 2019 7:45pm
LaOtto Indiana

I will see you again my friend !! My thoughts and prayers are with all threw this difficult time.

Gary , sandy and Wesley Bolen
January 16th, 2019 3:05pm

He left a wonderful mark on our family, we will never forget him and will miss him dearly.

Jackie Renz
January 16th, 2019 2:42am
Columbia citu

I am joyed working with Bart for many years I will never forget him my deepest sympathy to his family.

Ben & Jamie Meyer and family
January 15th, 2019 7:58pm

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers

Chris Merriman
January 15th, 2019 6:35pm

Love you and miss you Barney