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Walter Wilson Merkel Jr., 87, of Pintail Court, died at 11:05 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Mr. Merkel is survived by his wife, Elaine T. Merkel.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Four Seasons Retirement Center Chapel with Chaplain Phyllis Hawkins officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.
A complete obituary will appear in The Republic in the near future.