Ray Douglas Messer age 61 passed away on July 25, 2019. He was born on July 17, 1958 in Florida to the late Darrell and Barbara Guilford Messer. In addition to his parents Ray was preceded in death by his brother Ronnie Messer, father-in-law Samuel T. Ward, brother-in-law Robert Michael Ward. Ray loved classic cars, wood burning, and his family and friends. He was a man who always put others before himself.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife Latricia Ward Messer, sons; Joshua and wife Jennifer Messer, Justin and wife Amanda Messer, and Nathan Messer, daughter Nicole Messer and husband Seth VanOrder, grandchildren; Justin Messer, Jr., Hannah Messer, Lane Messer, Annabella Messer, Haylee Messer, Gabriel VanOrder and Julian VanOrder, brother, Rickey and wife Libby Messer, sister Lenie and husband Craig Krick, mother-in-law Sharon Ward, brother-in-law David and wife Ana Ward, and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by First Cremation Society. Online condolences may be made to www.firstcremation.com