David Michael (Merritt) Niemeyer, 22, of Ashville, NY died Monday (March 17, 2014) unexpectedly at his home.
He was born December 12, 1991 in Erie, PA the son of Tammy Sipes Maynard and Rodger E. Niemeyer Jr. and the late Donald Merritt Sr. and his stepfather Patrick Maynard.
David was laid off due to a broken foot from Corry Foamex in Corry, PA.
Dave enjoyed everything - 4 wheelers, football, martial arts boxing, going on cruises, NASCAR racing, he loved being around his family especially his nephew Gavin which he spent a lot of time with him when he could.
Besides his parents, Dave is survived by 5 sisters, Amanda (Shawn) Gates of Wattsburg, PA, Kristina (John) Porter of Yuma, AZ, Kimberly Merritt of Millvillage, PA, Erin Spacht of Ashville, NY and Lisa Niemeyer of Wattsburg; 3 brothers, Donald Merritt Jr. at home, Eric Maynard of Ashville, and Rodger (Jill) Niemeyer III of Wattsburg. David is also survived by his maternal and paternal grandparents, Wayne and Connie Sipes Sr. of Union City, PA, Rodger and Charlotte Niemeyer Sr. of Wattsburg. David was preceded in death by his late father Donald Merritt Sr.; two aunts, Sherry and Kim Sipes; one uncle, Wayne "Buddy" Sipes Jr.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22 in the Freay Funeral Home. Mayville. Rev. Mark Teets of the Mayville Community Bible Church officiated. Burial was in the Magnolia Cemetery.