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Hi I'm Rich Merrill

I was born and raised a Mormon. My family was not active in the church, but my grandparents encouraged me to go.

About Me

I served 4 years in the Navy as an F-14 Tomcat structural mechanic. I've always liked aviation, so, now I'm a mechanic with a company that flies C-130's. My hobby while stationed at NAS Miramar, California was SCUBA diving. My family and raising 7 kids is my hobby now.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church, but having inactive parents and no backing to serve a mission, I joined the Navy, instead. That was a real growing experience for me, and I learned what I wanted for my future family when I got older and had my own children. I like the values and teachings of our savior that the church teaches. I have always known the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the restored church on the Earth, today, and I have hope to be with my family eternally, through temple blessings and covenants.

How I live my faith

I have had many callings while in the church. I've taught Sunday school to 9 year olds, was a den leader for WEBLO's, and was assistant scout master with the older scouts. I always learn new things through service, and meet great people along the way.