Bruce C. Messer

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Bruce C. Messer, 73, of Bryson City has went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 29, 2016. He was a lifetime resident of Bryson City. He was preceded in death by his parents, Beauford and Effie Messer and his son, David Messer.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joyce Messer; one daughter, Vickie and husband Tom Saunooke of Cherokee, N.C.; three grandchildren, Brandon Messer, Jamy and Chelsea Saunooke; two sisters, Sue Warren and Linda Fowler both of Bryson City; one sister-in-law, Carol Clark and husband Cecil of Anderson, SC; and many nieces, and a nephew; and his special pets, Bill and Hillary.

A memorial service was held at 7:00 pm Monday at Crisp Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Earl Holden and Rev. Tim Barker officiated.

The family received friends from 6 to 7 pm Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315