Robert “Steve” Merry, 72, of Leavenworth, Indiana, died on March 18, 2023 at Baptist Health- Floyd. Steve was born on June 12, 1950 in Bedford, Indiana to the late Robert B. Merry and Bonnie Lee (Cannon) Jarvis.
Steve was a former crane operator and steel fitter for the former Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville, Indiana. He loved to fish and deer hunt, listen to classic rock music, was excellent at drawing, a Ford man, and loved to play with his kitties.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Amber Merry; and a sister, Rita Nelson.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jackie A. (Cole) Merry; daughters: Carmen Atkins (Donnie) of Milltown, Indiana, Stephanie R. Adamson (Jimmie) of Milltown, Indiana, and Autumn Timberlake (Jason) of Mauckport, Indiana; grandchildren: Kayla Stephenson, Josh Chanley, Kristin Adamson, James Adamson, Jamie Timberlake, Jenna Timberlake, Nataleigh Sprinkle; and 4 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be at a later date.
Brown-Newkirk Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.
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