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James Messer

December 8, 1962 — September 4, 2015

James D. Messer, 52, of Folkston, GA passed away at his home Septmeber 4, 2015 following a lengthy illness.  He was born December 8, 1962 in Huntington, West Virginia.  He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Folkston.
He was preceded in death by his father:  Raymond Messer and father-in-law:  Jack Arnold Griffin.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years:  Rhena G. Messer; 3-Daughters:  Hali (Justin) Coffey, Tabytha (Will) Johns &Breanna (Byron) Knowles; 4-Grandchildren:  Alli Clark, Anistyn Coffey, Ashton Johns & Paisley Knowles; his mother:  Minnie (Roy) Fortner; a Sister:  Juanita (Dana) Guinn; 6-Brothers:  Curtis Ray (Joyce) Messer, Bob (Hazel) Messer, Ronnie Messer, Roy Paul (Lavanna) Messer, Alan (Angie) Messer, Mark (Christine) Messer; his mother-in-law:  Betty Griffin;  2-Sisters-in-law:  Lona (Steve) Davis & Tammy Griffin and a Brother-in-law:  Jack (Matt) Griffin , II.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 6 at Shepard Funeral Home from 6-8 PM.  Funeral services will be held Monday, September 7 at 11:00 AM at Victory Baptist Church with Pastor Tim King and Pastor Bob Messer officiating.  Burial will follow in the Kennison Family Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, September 6, 2015

6:00 - 8:00pm

Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home

526 Oakwood St, Folkston, GA 31537

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 7, 2015

Starts at 11:00am

VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH

, Folkston, GA 31537

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