Merlin E. Flory, 91, of Sandusky and formerly of Troy, Ohio, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, in Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland.
He was born Dec. 10, 1916, in Darke County, Ohio, to Sylvan E. and Flora (Stitcher) Flory. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was employed by Hobart Brothers Company for 45 years.
He is survived by his daughter, Pamela (David C.) Flory Lahman of Huron; two grandchildren, Julie (Steve) Mack and Jennifer (Guy IV) Villa; and two great-grandchildren, Katelyn Mack and Alexander Mack
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn E. (Longenecker) Flory, who died April 21, 2003, and his parents.
Services will be private. Burial will be in Mote Cemetery, Pitsburg, Ohio. Baird Funeral Home, Troy, is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to one's favorite charity.
Friends may express condolences to the family at bairdfuneralhome.com.