Mr. Arthur F. Mercer, 303 Walnut Street, Elizabeth City, NC, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital.
Celebration of life will take place on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 12:00 noon at New Sawyer's Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Viewing will be at the funeral home from 4:00-8:00 pm. The family will receive friends at his residence.
He leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Willa Lamb Mercer; three daughters, Deidre Simmons (Troy), Chandra Lamb both of Elizabeth City, NC and Qiana Lamb of Memphis, Tenn.; two sons,Earvin Evans (Loretta) of Elizabeth City, NC and Vincent Mercer of Shawboro, NC; ten grandchildren; four great grands; three sisters, Mary Umphries, Addline Thompson and Dorothy Dozier; one brother, Marvin Mercer and a host of other relatives and friends. Rivers Community Funeral Home is expressing sympathy through sincere service to the Mercer family.