Eddy Joe Merket
1956 — 2023
Eddy Joe Merket, age 66, passed away on January 15, 2023, surrounded by loved ones in Odessa. The son of Kenneth and Joan Merket, Eddy was born March 6, 1956 in Loraine, Texas. Eddy was raised in Loraine and graduated from Loraine High School. Following graduation, he began his career working in the oilfield with Sun Oil in Colorado City, Texas. After multiple moves between Texas and Louisiana, Eddy ultimately laid roots in Midland, TX. There he met and married his one true love, Sherri Kay Brannon on January 16, 1988. He worked in various roles for McClatchy Bros. for over 20 years and formed his own trucking company, Eddy Merket, Inc. in 1996. Eddy was a master on the grill, a lover of the...