Rusty Mertes Funeral Expenses

Two weeks ago, Rusty was found unconscious and not breathing while working in Ohio.  He was rushed to the hospital where he fought so hard in the ICU.   His body just couldn’t take anymore.  At the age of 27, he leaves behind a son, Parker.  With no life insurance at such a young age, his family is left with the burden of burial expenses and trying to transport his body back home to Florida to be buried.  Total cost at minimum, the funeral home cost and transport cost is expected to be $7000.  Anything at all helps!  Especially your prayers for his son, mother, sister, aunts, uncles and lots of loved ones who will miss him tremendously.
  • Staff at Southern Wall Systems 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 37 mos
  • Candice Oldham 
    • $100 
    • 37 mos
  • Daniel Gregory 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
  • Tyler Saville 
    • $180 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Nicole Barrett Dotson 
Organizer
Toomsuba, MS
Mary Ann Cook 
Beneficiary
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