Robert Jones Mer­riam, Jr.

The Charlotte Observer (Sunday) - - Obituaries -

LIGHT­HOUSE POINT, FL - A for­mer long time res­i­dent of Char­lotte, Bob re­tired to Light­house Point, FL sev­eral years ago. He was born in Char­lottesville, VA, May 24, 1943, and passed away on De­cem­ber 18, 2018, in Florida.

Bob can best be re­mem­bered by for­mer class­mates of McClin­tock Jr. High, South Meck­len­burg High ex­celling in bas­ket­ball and base­ball. He at­tended UNC in Chapel Hill and was a proud en­thu­si­ast and sup­porter of his school. Bob was a mem­ber of My­ers Park Coun­try Club and an avid golfer.

Bob is sur­vived by wife of 55 years, Ca­role; daugh­ter Janet Mer­riam-Friend of Light­house Point, FL; son Bobby III of Mem­phis, TN; sis­ter Me­lanie Mer­riam in Char­lotte. His younger brother, Chuck pre­ceded him in death Jan­uary 2018. Bob also has two grand­sons in Florida, Chris­tian and Tyler Friend.

Bob was cre­mated and hon­ored in a pri­vate fam­ily memo­rial ser­vice.

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