There will be a memorial service at 3610 Nelson Street in Zachary, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2013.
Survived by his parents, Prentice and Evelyn Mercer; two daughters, Erin and Emily; three sons, Sean, Richard and Russell; one sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Kyle Chustz; two nephews, Cole and Michael and his wife Jamie.
Preceded in death by his grandparents, Theodore Pace, Sr. and Lucy Pace and his grandfather, Hilton Mercer.
Memorial donations may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, P.O. Box 6062, Albert Lea, MN 56007-6662 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memhis, Tenn, 38105.
Please visit the online registry book at www.sealefuneral.com