Gerald Merrifield, 77, of Breckenridge, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Bethany Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Bearden officiating.

Gerald B. Merrifield was born May 30, 1942 in Littlefield to parents Clifford Earl Merrifield and Helen Jo Marriott Merrifield. He served in the United States Army from 1959 until he was honorably discharged in 1962. Gerald married Brenda Keesee on July 20, 1996 in Cooke County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Helen Merrifield; three sisters, Della R. Strength, Joyce Laudermilk, Ruby Pearl; two brothers, Joe E. Merrifield, Jimmy D. Merrifield.

Mr. Merrifield is survived by his wife, Brenda Merrifield of Breckenridge; two sons, Gerald Merrifield and Shellie of Rockport, Jimmy Ray Earl Merrifield of Gainsville; one brother, Edmon R. Merrifield and wife Jeanine of Possum Kingdom; two sisters, Gaitha L. Spaulding and husband Will of San Antonio, Gaila L. Booth of San Antonio; two granddaughters, Alyssa Paige Merrifield of Austin, Alexis Merrifield of Norman, Oklahoma.

Memorials may be made to the National Autism Association and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehartmortuary.net.