Darrell W. Messick
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Salisbury-Darrell W. Messick, 53, of Salisbury, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Salisbury he was a son of Purnell Todd Messick and his wife Eleanor, and the late Carolyn Hackett Messick Grubb.
Darrell attended Elwyn Institute, The Benedictine School, and was a graduate of the Wicomico County School System. He was a member and Greeter at Christ United Methodist Church in Salisbury, and a member of the Dove Point Job Club. He was also a recipient of Dove Point Vocational Recognition Award's, an employee with Salisbury University Food Service, and a participant of local and state Special Olympics. Darrell loved family activities, church events, his roommates Mark and Steve, and the Dove Point Group Home.
He is survived by his father Todd Messick and his wife Eleanor; Aunt Alice Joan Hackett; Uncle Donald Brannock Hackett and his wife Vanessa; and many cousins, aunts and uncles.
A Christian funeral service will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. at Christ U.M. Church in Salisbury where friends may arrive one hour prior. Rev. Tom Hurley will officiate. Pallbearers will be Dove Point residential staff. Interment will follow in Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christ U.M. Church, 211 Phillip Morris Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804 or Dove Point, 1225 Mt. Hermon Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to send condolences to the family.
Published in The Daily Times on Dec. 24, 2013