Arthur Leroy Mercilliott, 86, of Colonial Beach, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at his home, surrounded by loving family.
Mr. Mercilliott had retired from the University of Maryland. He was a member of the Dixieland and Colonial Hunt Clubs and loved to hunt and fish. He was known for his sense of humor and cherished time spent with family.
Among his survivors are his wife of 67 years, Phyllis McClanahan Mercilliott, his sons, Michael (Pat), Mark and Mitch (Liz), his grandchildren, Sean, Eric, Ashley (Austin) and Chris (Blair), his great grandchildren, Tatiana, Anastasia, Carter, Lela and Cade, his adopted children, Sherrie Taylor and David Taylor and other friends and relatives.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Oak Grove Baptist Church. There will be a service at noon, followed by interment at Historyland Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverside Hospice, c/o Riverside Foundation, 701 Town Center Drive, Suite 1000, Newport News, VA 23606.
Arrangements by Storke Funeral Home – Nash and Slaw Chapel, King George.