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George Thomas Messer

August 11, 1944 February 10, 2019
George Thomas Messer
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Obituary for George Thomas Messer

George Thomas Messer, 74, of Crab Orchard, passed away Sunday, February 10th, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Hospital in Danville. He was the husband of Diana (Smith) Messer whom he married on December 31, 1965. George was born in the community of St. Elmo in Fayette County, Illinois on August 11, 1944. He was a son of the late Levi M. and Marie Fern (Spangler) Messer. George had worked a farmer and cattle hauler. He was a member of The Drakes Creek Baptist Church and the Lincoln County Cattleman's Association.

Survivors Include
His wife of 53 years, Diana Messer of Crab Orchard
Daughter, Denise & Husband Charles Young of Winchester
Son, Greg T. Messer & Wife Karen of Stanford
Sister, Helen & Husband Charles Spangler of Berea
Brother, John Messer & Wife Margaret of Charleston, Illinois
2 Grandsons, Darren & Thomas DeMarse
Special Friend & Caregiver, Hailey Yates

Serving as Pallbearers are Michael Rankin, Charles Young, Lyndon Peck, Richie Hawley, Robbie Mattingly & Tracy Renner

Honorary Pallbearers are Steve Moore & the Adult Sunday School Class of Drakes Creek Baptist Church.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am on Thursday, February 14, 2019
Place of Service: McKnight Funeral Home Chapel
Officiating Minister: Bro. Lester Tirey
Place of Burial: Crab Orchard Cemetery

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at McKnight Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Gideons International Bible Fund.

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4:00 PM 2/13/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
McKnight Funeral Home

229 Main Street
Crab Orchard, KY 40419

McKnight Funeral Home
229 Main Street Crab Orchard 40419 KY
United States





11:00 AM 2/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
McKnight Funeral Home

229 Main Street
Crab Orchard, KY 40419

McKnight Funeral Home
229 Main Street Crab Orchard 40419 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Crab Orchard Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cedar street
Crab orchard, Ky 40419

Cedar street Crab orchard 40419 Ky
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gideons International Bible Fund


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