Daniel “Duke” Durant Merrick
Southwick Farm & The Meadows Farm
P.O.Box 730, Keswick, VA 22947


Vanderbilt University, B.S., 1976
Business Administration and Economics
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

Woodberry Forest Prep School, 1972
Orange VA
Active Alumnus


Roy Wheeler Realty Company 1999-present

  • Sales Associate licensed in Virginia. Specializing in Land, Farms & Estates
  • Member of the Virginia Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors

The Meadows Farm, 1986-present

  • Family Farm purchased in 1948. Have carried on with herd of Black Angus Cow/Calf Operation.  Professional Farm Management ; expertise in soil analysis, fencing,  crops and water management.

Nashville, TN, 1976-86

  • Musical Performer

Other Interests

  • Professional Musician; performing and recording. Song-writing.
  • Grace Episcopal Church, Keswick, VA
  • Keswick Country Club
  • Keswick Hunt Club
  • Member of the Virginia Farm Bureau
  • National and Virginia Cattle Association
  • Gordonsville Lion’s Club