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Albert E. Mercer Jr. Dies

Albert E. Mercer Jr. Albert E. Mercer was affectionately known as “Bay-toe,” “St. Pauli Girl” and “Mr. Dick, the ice cream man.” He was a native of Tortola who resided and positively contributed to the territory of the Virgin Islands for over 50 years. He was instrumental in the formation of Islander Taxi Inc. and many other business ventures.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mercer; children: Annette Mercer-Grant, Moses, Harriet, Jeffrey and Bennett Mercer; stepchildren: Olivine Abraham-Pinkney, Heidi Daley-Vialet and Herdina Daley; brothers: Rufus and Akil Mercer; sisters: Naomi Mercer-Donovan and Shinika Mercer; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; special family members: Blacks and Ava; special friends, The Coki Point Posse; and other family and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be three viewings prior to the funeral services. First viewing: from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at Scatliffe Memorial Chapel in Road Town, Tortola. Second viewing: from 6 -7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home Chapel on St. Thomas. Third viewing: from 8-10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at Wesley Methodist Church in Tutu. The funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery.
The immediate family will wear shades of purple, but knowing our beloved Albert as a man who celebrated life to the fullest, his survivors request that you wear festive colors.
Services jointly rendered by Scatliffe Memorial in Tortola, and Turnbull’s Funeral Home on St. Thomas.
Please send booklet tributes to annettepgrant@yahoo.com or call 340-779-6486 no later than this Friday.

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Albert E. Mercer Jr. Albert E. Mercer was affectionately known as “Bay-toe,” “St. Pauli Girl” and “Mr. Dick, the ice cream man.” He was a native of Tortola who resided and positively contributed to the territory of the Virgin Islands for over 50 years. He was instrumental in the formation of Islander Taxi Inc. and many other business ventures.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mercer; children: Annette Mercer-Grant, Moses, Harriet, Jeffrey and Bennett Mercer; stepchildren: Olivine Abraham-Pinkney, Heidi Daley-Vialet and Herdina Daley; brothers: Rufus and Akil Mercer; sisters: Naomi Mercer-Donovan and Shinika Mercer; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; special family members: Blacks and Ava; special friends, The Coki Point Posse; and other family and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be three viewings prior to the funeral services. First viewing: from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at Scatliffe Memorial Chapel in Road Town, Tortola. Second viewing: from 6 -7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home Chapel on St. Thomas. Third viewing: from 8-10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at Wesley Methodist Church in Tutu. The funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery.
The immediate family will wear shades of purple, but knowing our beloved Albert as a man who celebrated life to the fullest, his survivors request that you wear festive colors.
Services jointly rendered by Scatliffe Memorial in Tortola, and Turnbull’s Funeral Home on St. Thomas.
Please send booklet tributes to annettepgrant@yahoo.com or call 340-779-6486 no later than this Friday.