Mr. Edward D. “Snook” Merritt, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Elsie Mae Merritt; brother, Charles Douglas Merritt; sister, Elsie Jean Merritt Jones; and son, Edward D. Merritt, Jr. He is survived by his Wife of 34 years: Mrs. Dorothy Ingram Merritt, Buford, GA; Daughters and Son-In-Law: Terri Merritt, Buford, GA and Special Friend, Anthony Simmons; Toni and Warren Landrum, Marietta, GA; Vicki Lindsey, Lithonia, GA; Kim Taylor, Decatur, GA; Tracey Parks, Buford, GA; Son: Harry Radford, Buford, GA; 21 Grandchildren: 25 Great Grandchildren: Sisters: Candace Merritt Jones, Buford, GA; Andrea Merritt Moss, Buford, GA: Brother and Sister-In-Law: William and Peggy Merritt, Gainesville, GA; Brother-In-Law and Sister-In-Law: Willie and Arlette Ingram, Buford, GA; Sister-In-Law: Jessie Ingram, Buford, GA and a Host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends. Mr. Merritt was born August 9, 1932 in Buford, GA. He was a U. S. Army and Navy veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 534. He was a retired shipping clerk from Foote Davies Co. in Doraville, GA with over thirty years of service. He was a member of Poplar Hill Baptist Church, Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Butler officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com