February 19, 1939 – September 15, 2022

Mr. Troy Mercer, age 83 made his transition from this earthly house to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Memorial Health in Savannah, GA after a short illness.

He was a native of Bulloch County he a lifelong member of New Cornith Baptist Church. He was employed by Earnest Buie/Boggy Branch Partnership for over sixty-two years.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Viola Mercer\, Nevils, GA; one daughter, Collatta D. Fields, Pembroke, GA; Daughter-in-law, Katie D. Fields, Pembroke, GA; two sisters, Vernita Perkins, Statesboro and Climatine (Joseph) Williams, Nevils; a devoted niece Katherine Lee, Nevils; God-daughters, Lakeiisha Williams, Savannah, GA, Mary Joseph, Nevils and Alissa Porter, Metter, GA; special friend of the family, Gladys Williams, Jacksonville, FL; his extended family Chuck (Lynn) Lee and Family, The Hodge Family, Jim (Ginger) Moore and Family and the Deloach Family; brothers-in-law, Larry (Emily) Fields, Cleveland, TN and Ronald (Debbie) Fields, Pembroke; sisters-in-law, Mary Ruth Bellamy, Claxton, GA, Ola Mae (Ivy) Palmer, Glennville, GA, Annie Ruth (Jessie) Fields, Rutha Mae (Sholom) George, Emma (James) Campbell and Robbie (Bill) Bing all of Pembroke, GA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements for Mr. Mercer are incomplete and will be announced later.

James R. Barnes Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

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