James Harold Messick

February 6, 1929 ~ November 12, 2019 (age 90)


Mr. James “Harold” Messick, age 90 of Ferguson, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, November 15, 2019 at Scenic Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Sherrill Wellborn and Rev. David Wellborn officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 prior to the service at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.  

Mr. Messick was born February 6, 1929 in Wilkes County to Lake and Myrtle Barnett Messick.  He was a mechanic and a member of Lewis Fork Baptist Church. Harold served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother; Ernest Messick, brother in law; Tommy Turner and a nephew.

Harold is survived by his loving wife; Jean Greer Messick of the home, a son; Derrick Messick and wife Christina of Wilkesboro, two grandchildren; Kaylee and Darin Messick, a sister; Adeline Turner of Wilkesboro and a brother; Arthur Messick and spouse Gay of Wilkesboro and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hope Ministry Toy Drive, 514 Elkin Hwy, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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November 15, 2019

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 15, 2019

2:00 PM
Scenic Memorial Garden Chapel
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Interment following funeral service
November 15, 2019

Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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