Robert Jones Merriam, Jr.
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.