IN MEMORIAM: Iron Workers Local 396’s Dustin Merchant


Iron Workers Local 396’s Dustin L. Merchant, of Bowling Green, died on June 10, 2019. He was 34.

Brother Merchant is survived by his parents James and Linda Leible, of Warrenton, MO; brother Jared Merchant, of Bowling Green, Ky.; sister Chasity McCory, of Warrenton, MO; nieces and nephews Kylie, Kaya, Karson and Kaleb McCory; grandmother Linda King of Farmington, MO; soulmate Marcie S. Davis, of St. Clair, MO; long-time friend, Brendan O’Connor, of Warrenton, MO; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister Ashley Leible.

Brother Merchant enjoyed being outdoors, camping, floating, grilling, riding dirt bikes and street bikes, prairie dog shooting and entertaining friends. He enjoyed his home and taking care of his chickens and turkey. He loved his family, especially his nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held June 15, 2019 at Collins Cemetery in Annapolis, MO Memorials for final expenses may be made to Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, Warrenton, MO 63383


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