Granville Merriweather, Jr., 79, of Kalamazoo, passed away peacefully at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Thursday, August 11, 2021. He was born December 11, 1941 to Granville and Elnora (Hardy) Merriweather in Chicago, Illinois. Granville worked various jobs throughout his lifetime including as a cook, factory worker, and truck driver. He was a brother well loved by his siblings.
He is preceded in death by his parents – Granville and Elnora Merriweather, and brothers – Joseph, James, Charles, and Samuel Merriweather.
Granville is survived by his twin sister – Gertrude Merriweather of Bangor, sisters – Julia Ampey of Gobles, Minnie Merriweather of South Haven, Janice Merriweather of St. Joseph, Jeanette Merriweather Shane of Bellville, and Mable Merriweather of Ann Arbor; brother – George Merriweather of Nicholson, Georgia; and special first cousin and little sister – Beverly Gist.
Wake will be held Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Filbrandt Chapel Starks Family Funeral Home in South Haven, Michigan. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Ralph Cunningham officiating.
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