Raymond Dean Merrell, age 71, of Flippin, Arkansas passed away February 10, 2019, in Flippin, Arkansas. He was born on August 05, 1947 in Mountain Home, Arkansas to John and Virginia (Padgett) Merrell. Raymond enjoyed carving wood and building bird houses. He also loved to travel when he was able. Raymond is survived by his sister: Sandra Merrell of Flippin, Arkansas; uncle: Willie Padgett of Flippin, Arkansas; aunt: Pearl Hannah of Andover, Kansas and several cousins. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019, at the Roller Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jami Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Cotter, Arkansas.