Randy L. Merriett, 49, Cloverdale, died Saturday at Danville Regional Rehabilitation.
Born in Aiken, S.C., he was the son of Stephen N. and Helen (Mason) Merriett.
He was a maintenance mechanic in the U.S. Air Force until 1986. He was a member of Emmaus Community and the Cloverdale United Methodist Church. He was a leader dog trainer and raised lead dog puppies for the blind.
On April 14, 1984 he married Robyn A. Pickering. She survives.
Also surviving are his mother; children Phillip Merriett, Kristy Hall and David Merriett; siblings Stephen Merriett Jr., Harold Merriett and Michael Merriett; a grandchild and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A memorial service is set for Saturday at Cloverdale Unite Methodist Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel, Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions can be made to Leader Dog Puppies for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Mich., 48307, or the Emmaus Community.