Ray Merrell of Liberty is celebrating his 91st birthday. He was born Dec. 11, 1922.
He worked for 28 years as the Meat Department manager for Schoeller’s U.S. Super Market and for 10 years as a salesman for Century 21.
A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945. He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.
He has been married to Helen for 67 years. They have two children, daughter Debbie and son Alan.