Billy Ray Mercer

Published 10:26 am Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Billy Ray Mercer, 82, of Verbena, Alabama passed away on March 14, 2020 in Clanton.

He served his country for 20 years in the Air National Guard and retired from the Montgomery Fire Department after 20 years.

Survivors include his loving wife, Betty J. Mercer; children, Kenneth Wayne Mercer, Angela Gayle Mercer, Richard Dwayne Mercer and Billy Ray Mercer, Jr.; stepchildren, Alan Scott McCrory, Melissa Mercer Brown and Melanie Mercer Johnson; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his brother, Jackie Lee Mercer (wife, Cammie).

He was proceeded in death by his son Anthony Ray Mercer and his stepson Edward Wayne McCrory; his parents, Robert Lee Mercer and Bessie Jewel Mercer; his brother Joe Frank Mercer; and his sisters, Jessie Mae Southern and Suzie Lois Barganier.

A Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date due to the current virus circumstances.