Charles Kenneth Merritt, 78, of Watson passed away on March 10, 2016 in Little Rock.

He attended Amos Bayou Assembly of God Church and was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Mr. Merritt was born in the Jefferson community on December 8, 1937 and was the son of the late, Woodrow Wilson Merritt and Helen H. Wilson.

Survivors include a daughter, Gail Rodriguez of Watson; two stepchildren, Jan Johnson of Swan Lake and Mike Knight; and a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

As per Mr. Merritt’s request, there will be no formal visitation or services.