Eugene R. Merrill
Eugene Richard Merrill, 81, of San Diego died Dec. 16, 2006, at his residence.
Born in Yuba City, he grew up in the Yuba-Sutter area, graduating from Yuba City High School before joining the military.
He was a certified public accountant in San Diego for 49 years.
Retiring from the U.S. Air Force Reserves as a lieutenant colonel, he previously served in the Army Air Corps.
Also, he was a member of the Honorary Deputy Sheriff's Association; an active staff commodore of the Mission Bay Yacht Club; and performed with the Shaky Legged Players and Golden Oldies theater groups.
Survivors include a daughter, Rochelle Merrill-Herrera of San Diego; a sister, Carolynn Schwab of Las Vegas; and a grandson.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Letha Mae Merrick.
Services: Memorial services are pending. A virtual guestbook may be signed at obituaries.uniontrib.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Clairemont Mortuary in San Diego.