Perry Neil Merritt, 57 of Elkhorn City, Ky. was born on Oct. 2, 1960 in Pikeville, Ky. to F. M. and Lonetta Rowe Merritt. Perry passed away at his home on Tuesday with his wife, son, family and friends by his side. He was the owner of T & T Trucking Company and a member of the Elkhorn City Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife; Stephanie Potter Merritt, son; Terence (Kasey) of Elkhorn City, 2 step sons; Aaron Ward and Adam Ward(Alyssa) both of Elkhorn City, sister; Debra Lynn Merritt of Dandridge, TN, and grandchildren; Teegan Neil Merritt, Sophia Kate Ward and Eli James Ward. Visitation will be from 6:00-10:00PM in the Original Bailey Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, 8:00Am-10PM on Friday from Bailey Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services will be held on Saturday, 12:00 from the chapel with Dale Senters and Aaron Butler officiating.