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Merchant, William November 4, 1983 - June 23, 2020


Thursday, July 2, 2020

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Friday, July 3, 2020

11:00 AM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Oak Grove Cemetery

Collins, Missouri

William was born November 4, 1983 in Clinton, Missouri to Bernie Merchant and Lynn (Redburn) Alderson.  He passed away June 23, 2020 in a car accident in West Virginia.  He attended school in Carl Junction. He finished his education with a GED.

He attended school in Carl Junction and finished his education with a GED.  William “Beeper” traveled several places over the years. His most recent home was in West Virginia. He came home to see his mother and family just prior to his passing. Beeper will be missed by his family and friends. He loved to play tackle football with his cousin’s and friend’s at family events. He loved spending time with his mother and friends whenever he was home. His nickname was gifted to him by his grandmother Mary on the day he was born because of all the noises the machine’s made in the hospital. And he has been called Beeper since that day!

Beeper was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Mary Redburn, grandmother, Susan Merchant; cousins, Makylee Brewer and Makeeshia Skopec

He is survived by his daughter, Kayci Ann Evans of Joplin, Missouri;  mother, Lynn Alderson and husband Lee of West Branson, Missouri; father, Don “Bernie” Merchant of Clinton, Missouri; sisters, Schalonia Smith of Colorado, Chrystal Alderson of Branson West, Missouri, Dakoda Merchant of Clinton, Missouri; brother, Seth Merchant of Tulsa, Oklahoma; nieces, Gabrielle Merchant of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Balor Merchant of Tulsa, Oklahoma,  Amber Hayes of Shell Knob, Missouri; nephew, Kholton Merchant of Tulsa, Oklahoma along with several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.



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    Felisha Perez says

    We all love and miss you very much ❤️

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