Sonny Merryman, Jr. Passes Away - - ABC13

Sonny Merryman, Jr. Passes Away


Rustburg, VA - Sonny Merryman, Junior passed away over the weekend.

The 89-year-old founded Sonny Merryman, Incorporated, which is now one of the nation's most prominent bus dealers.

Merryman graduated from Virginia Tech but lived in Rustburg his whole life.

According to Merryman's obituary, he got the university's most prestigious individual honor: the Ruffner Medal, recognizing his lifetime of contributions and service back in 2006.

Merryman leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Frances, and his two kids. His memorial service will be at Snidow Chapel on Lynchburg College's campus.

The date and time have not been announced yet.

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