Merrill Womach

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Merrill Womach
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Merrill Womach in 1969
Background information
Born(1927-02-07)February 7, 1927
Spokane, Washington
DiedDecember 28, 2014(2014-12-28) (aged 87)
Spokane, Washington

Merrill Womach (February 7, 1927 – December 28, 2014) was an American undertaker, organist and gospel singer. He was known for founding National Music Service (now Global Distribution Network, Inc.[1]), which provided recorded music to funeral homes across America, and for surviving a plane crash in Beaver Marsh, Oregon. It left him disfigured with third degree burns on his hands and his entire head.[2]

Womach died in his sleep on December 28, 2014 in his birthplace Spokane, Washington.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Honoring a Dreamer, Retrieved 03 May 2013
  2. Jack Fincher, "Brutally Burned in a Plane Crash, Merrill Womach Lives to Sing the Praises of the Lord", People, Retrieved 03 May 2013
  3. "Gospel singer Merrill Womach dies". Krem.com. Retrieved December 31, 2014.