Charles "Charlie" D. Mercer, 89, passed away on Thursday, January 02, 2014. A celebration of
his life will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at First Evangelical
Church. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Long
officiating. The family will meet friends on Sunday, January 5 from 1:00 p.m.
to service time at the church.
Mr. Mercer was born in Metter, GA to the late Johnny and Cora Lee Mercer. He was preceded
in death by his wife, Geneva B. Mercer.
He was a member of First Evangelical Church and was retired from Robins Air Force Base.
He and his late brother, Wallace, were known as the Mercer Brothers, and they
performed with the Louisiana Hayride and played at the Grand Ole Opry. They were
inducted into the Georgia Country Music Hall of Fame.
He is survived by his sisters-in-law, Sharon (Wayne) Williamson of Washington, GA, Betsy Belflower
of Macon, Margaret Mercer of Macon;daughter-in-law, Elaine Mason and grandaughter, Amy (Cory)
Hunt and great grandchildren, Taylor and Ashtyn, and nieces and nephews, Matt (Alison) Williamson,
Meredith Williamson, Janice (Mike) Bloodworth, Gary (Susan) Mercer, Donna (Bruce) Bergy, Delores Worley
and Kathy (George) Loven.
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