Ross D. "Whitey" Merritts, 89, Duncansville, died Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Canoe Creek, son of the late Ross and Vergie (Leamer) Merritts.
Surviving is a brother, Thomas William Merritts Sr.
He worked at the former Mattern Orchard, Hollidaysburg.
Whitey enjoyed the outdoors, watching wildlife and watching westerns.
Friends will be received from 1 until the 2 p.m. memorial service Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, Vicar Kathy L. Stump officiating.
Inurnment will be at New Canoe Creek Cemetery.