Lee Roy Mercer, 1942-2020


Services for Lee Roy Mercer, 78, of Alba were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home with Bro. Byron George officiating.

Mr. Mercer passed away July 20, 2020 in Van. He was born March 27, 1942 to Dick and Ethel Lee Edwards Mercer. Lee Roy lived most of his life in Wood County and was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ferry Ray Palmer; daughter, Rebecca Shaw; and two sons, Jesse Dewain Mercer and William Lee Mercer.

Survivors include one son, Jonathan Mercer of Dallas; two daughters, Ethel Mercer of Taneyville, Mo. and Deanna Mercer of Dallas; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancerresearch.org/donate.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 at the funeral home in Alba.