Robert E. Mericle

February 10, 1928 - August 3, 2006

02/10/1928 - 08/03/2006

Past Services

Saturday August 05, 2006
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502
461-4054 Ext.10 | Directions
Sunday August 06, 2006
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Monday August 07, 2006
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions

Norfolk; Robert Eugene Mericle, 78, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2006 in Norfolk at a local hospital.

Mr. Mericle was born February 10, 1928 the son of the late Frank and Gladys Mericle. His wife Hannah EW Mericle passed away before him. He served ten years in the US Navy and was a veteran of WWII and Korea having earned the Purple Heart. He retired from Civil Service. Mr. Mericle was a member of the Kempsville Church of Christ. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid fan of the Old Dominion Ladies Basketball team.

He is survived by a daughter, Diane CW Mericle of Norfolk; a brother Richard Mericle of Finlaysan, Minnesota and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted Monday at 11:00 AM at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 PM till 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be send to the family at

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Thomas Roper
7 years ago

Dear Diane:

Our sincerest sympathies to you in the loss of your father. I am sure that he appreciated your help at all times but especially these past few months. May God strengthen you each day. You are loved and appreciated.


Thomas and Greta Roper

Heather Bolac
7 years ago


I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. You have been a wonderful daughter through this tough time and I know he will be forever grateful. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you during this tough time.

Love all of your friends at NRTW

Kurt & Faith Longsworth
7 years ago


Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Your Mom and Dad are together now, they can watch the Lady Monarch games together again. Our memories of them at the ODU games will last forever. We had quite a few good times with them. Take care, Kurt and Faith Longsworth