Darrren Lee Mertz, 36, of Lawndale, NC, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2020 at his home.
He was born in Cleveland County, NC. Darren was employed by Concrete Core Drilling and Sawing in Charlotte, NC. He loved his job and would often post videos of the work he had done so others could share in his joy. Darren enjoyed collecting guns, working on cars, and visiting car shows around the area. He like to travel and loved visiting Gatlinburg with his family. Always a generous person, Darren loved to help anyone who was in need. He was always fun to be around and enjoyed making people laugh. Darren was a wonderful father who lived his life to love and care for Brandy and their children. His mother and grandmother always had a special place in Darren's heart. He was a great person who will be missed dearly by those who loved and knew him.
SURVIVORS: Children: Kelsey Elizabeth Mertz and Blake Lee Mertz
Fiancee: Brandy Donaldson, of the home
Step-Children: Raya, Amiah, and Caden Donaldson and Atira Husky
Parents: John and Penny Sellers Mertz
Brother: Jonathan Dean Mertz
Grandparents: Bill and Brenda Sellers
Niece and Nephew: Harley Marie Mertz and Landon Mertz
Best Friend: Brian Thompson
Numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins
FUNERAL SERVICE: Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Reverend Wayne Brazzell officiating
VISITATION: Sunday, November 29, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA