Merle Tadlock, 75, of Oshkosh passed away early Tuesday morning, November 20, 2018 at the Regional West Garden County Hospital in Oshkosh.
Cremation has taken place and no formal services are planned.
Holechek-Bondegard Funeral Home and Cremations in Oshkosh is serving the Tadlock family.
Merle Lee Tadlock was born on April 14, 1943 in Ontario, Oregon. He worked for the Crown Zellebach Timber Company in Washington State and the Kerr McGee coal mine in Wyoming.
Merle proudly served in the United States Army where he received the Bronze Star Medal in the Vietnam War.
Merle enjoyed helping others, riding motorcycles, hunting and fishing among other activities.
Merle is survived by his sons, Cory Tadlock, Randy Tadlock, and Justin Jelle; brother, Larry Tadlock; sister, Linda Way; and close friend Roxy Jelle.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wendel Tadlock, mother, Veda Drumond Tadlock and a brother, Danny Tadlock.
Rest in peace.