Conroy Funeral Home

Merrick Anthony Dillard



Service: 10:00am Sat. June 15th, 2019
Conroy Funeral Home
Dillard, Merrick Anthony, 11, of Springfield, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 7, 2019 in Panama City, Florida. He was born in Springfield on November 11, 2007 and was a student at Northridge Elementary School. He played football for the Northridge Bearcats, wearing number 15 and also played baseball the past few years. Survivors include his mother and step-father, Mindy (Ben) Wallace; father, Miles Dillard; brother, Declan Wallace; maternal grandfather, Donald Snyder; paternal grandmother, Peggy Faddis; grandparents, Mike (Anne) Wallace and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Lisa Music; paternal grandfather, Guy Dillard and Papaw, Bud Faddis. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. His funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Lee officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.


Ben, Mindy and Families, Our sincere condolences to you and your family. No words can express our sadness for this tragic event. With God's Strength may he carry you through this valley.

- Lynette Amato, Friday June 14th, 2019

Miles & Family, Our sincere condolences to you. No words can express our sadness for this tragic event. With God's Strength may he carry you through this valley.

- Vince & Lynette Amato, Friday June 14th, 2019

Mindy, Miles and Families, Our sincere condolences for the loss of Merrick. Merrick was a good friend to Evan Hixson; and I know he will be greatly missed. May God give you strength during this sad and tragic time🙏

- Linda Harrison and Lindsey Hixson, Friday June 14th, 2019

We are so blessed to have had Merrick be part of our lives. He was such a good friend to Connor. Going to mess him and his contagious smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. Forever in Heart #15

- The Gerard Family, Wednesday June 12th, 2019

Mindy and Ben, Though I never met Merrick, I feel like I watched him grow through posts on social media. It’s been an honor to see your beautiful family all these years. My heart goes out to you and I hope you know you are surrounded by love forever.

- Allison Bowers , Wednesday June 12th, 2019

So very sorry for your tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. God bless you all.

- Tracey Groves, Wednesday June 12th, 2019

we love you man rest free

- chris, Wednesday June 12th, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

- Ron and Kay Barwick , Wednesday June 12th, 2019

Mindy (and family), I’m so very sorry for your loss. Many, many thoughts are with you all during this heartbreaking time.

- Sarah Moore, Tuesday June 11th, 2019

We are so sorry and please know we are here. Prayers for everyone in the family.

- Rusty and Julie White, Tuesday June 11th, 2019