Dale R. “Dick” Mercer, 69, of Catawba Island, passed away on Monday, July 4, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
He was born April 18, 1953 in Astoria, Ore. to the late Donald and “Chris” (Lang) Mercer. He attended Northwood High School, graduating in 1971. He honorably served in the Air Force Reserves for six years. Dale retired from BP Refinery in Oregon.
An avid hunter and fisherman, he was able to enjoy snow birding for the last five years.
Dale is survived by his wife, Laura (Schroeder) Mercer; son, Eric (Heather) Mercer; and brothers, Gary and Don Mercer. He was preceded in death by his parents.
At Dale’s request, cremation will take place. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Catawba Island Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dale’s name to Stein Hospice or the Ottawa County Humane Society.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting toftfuneralhome.com.