Merle Lewis Remmert, Sr., 92, a resident of Bacliff, Texas, passed from this life on May 13, 2023. Merle was born on December 14, 1930 in Rapid City, South Dakota to parents, Russell Guy Remmert and Wilma Adala (Hollis) Remmert.
He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army and retired after 20 years of service as a Staff Sergeant. He served during the Korean war. During his time in the Army he earned The Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, U.N. Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal four times.
He also retired from Texas Instruments where he worked as an Engineer in Research and Development. He then worked for Pinkerton Security Agency as a Captain.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Jeanette Remmert.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 69 years, Ruby Remmert; daughter, Linda Hester and husband, Leslie, son, Merle Remmert, Jr. and wife, Chandra and brother, Russell Dale Remmert and wife, Brenda. Grandchildren, James Hester, Kim Hester, Regina Hester, Kimberly Steen, Skyler Ramirez, Kolby Darr, Courtney Remmert; and 9 Great Grandchildren.
In his honor, there will be a visitation on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 11:00 am at Houston National Cemetery.