David R. Merryfield, age 67 of North Pole, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at his home with his loving wife, Donna, by his side.
David was born on May 17, 1952 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. David was a Commercial Fisherman out of Sand Point, Ak in the 1970’s and 1980’s. He finished his working career as a line haul truck driver to the slope and back. He loved his job. He loved to hunt and fish and was an avid music lover. He played his guitars and recorded his music all the time. David and Donna were married on May 17, 1988 in Coebhan, Virginia.
His wife said, “David lived his life to the fullest and will be missed by his family.”
David is survived by his loving wife, Donna Merryfield of North Pole, Son, Paul Merryfield and wife Tiffany and their 3 children, Tayler, Morgan and Chase all of Saline, MI, sisters, Margaret Merryfield of Huron, SD and Patricia (Merryfield) Ferriby of Tallahassee, FL, and brother, Glenn E. Merryfield of Ann Arbor, MI. David was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Glenford and his nephew, Chris Sturni.
David will be laid to rest on Family property in Alaska. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Services in his name. https://fairbankshospitalfoundation.com/ click on “Donate Now”.
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