Rushville Republican

June 28, 2013

Merrill E. Sulgrove, 75

Rushville Republican

---- — Merrill E. Sulgrove, 75, of South Haven, Mich. and formerly of Rushville, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his home.

Merrill was born Aug. 21, 1937 in Beech Grove, the son of Merrill and Eva (Heacock) Sulgrove, and served with the US Air Force four years and 20 years with the US Army. He was a member of the American Legion, enjoyed fishing, reading and running his granddaughter anywhere.

Surviving are his wife, Donna, whom he married July 12, 1975; children, Leslie (Charles) Grohn of Huntington, Texas and Cristina (Doug) Pierce of Rushville; three granddaughters; four grandsons; and three great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kimberly Sulgrove.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be at a later time.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bangor Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home. Online at