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Daniel O’Merry Jr.

Mr. Daniel O’Merry Jr., age 89, a resident of 2748 Lewis Haddock Road, Grifton, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at his home.

A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and will be conducted by Major Robbie Robbins and Pastor John Woodley. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Chris O’Merry, Ashley O’Merry, Barry Owens, B.J. Holland, Nick Robbins and Jason Haddock will serve as pallbearers. J.C. Haddock will serve as honorary pallbearer.

Mr. O’Merry was born in Beaufort County on Nov. 12, 1930, to the late Daniel and Sidney Spruill O’Merry. He was a member of the Washington High School Class of 1949, was employed with Flanders Filters and was a self-employed electrician, retiring in 1995. He was a member of the VFW Red Brinson Post 6088. On June 25, 2005, he married June Marie Haddock, who survives. Mr. O’Merry served in the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, June M. O’Merry, of the home; one son, Daniel O’Merry III, of Robersonville; two stepdaughters, Sharon Robbins and husband Robbie, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Janet Webster and husband Sam, of Grifton; one stepson, Tim Walston and wife Melonie, of Washington; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Inez Ivey O’Merry; one daughter, Geneva “Neese” Holland; one son, Michael Jerome O’Merry; one brother and one sister.

Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to VFW Post 6088, P.O. Box 362, Washington, NC 27889.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at the home.

You may address condolences to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the O’Merry family.