Ricky James Merritt Jr. was born at 2:13 p.m. Feb. 29 to Fawn Lei Boccio of Midway and Ricky James Merritt of Midway.
Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Ricky weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19 inches.
The baby’s maternal grandparent is Bonnie Boccio of Midway. The baby’s paternal grandparents are Rick Merritt and Cheryl Merritt of Phillipsburg, Pa.
The baby also is welcomed by brothers Gavin Griggs and Zack Boisky.