FORT MYERS, Fla. — John D. Merrifield, born Feb. 22, 1974, to Gene H. Merrifield and Luella G. (Hall ) Merrifield in Belmont, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Fort Myers Sept. 27.

He is survived by his daughter, whom he loved more than anything, Brooke A. Stanley; brother Kerry G. Merrifield; a  niece, Casey Jo Barns; a nephew, Andrew G. Merrifield; a great-niece, Josie; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins. John was predeceased by his maternal and paternal grandparents. He also left behind many friends who will miss him dearly.

John moved to Florida in 2019 to do what he loved, riding his motorcycle. John lived life to the fullest and always made people smile and  laugh.

A service will be held Sunday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m. at 613 Back Belmont Road, Belmont, at the Municipal Building.