Terry Messick

Messick Terry Messick, age 66, of Dublin, died Saturday, February 23, 2013. He was born May 18, 1946 in Newark. He was a 1964 graduate of Upper Arlington H.S. and attended OSU. Terry served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Shangri La. He owned and operated Lane and North Star Shell Station in Upper Arlington for 30 years and most recently Dublin Road Auto Care on Dublin Rd. Terry was a master mechanic and loved the way cars perform. He not only loved cars, but loved helping people with their cars. He enjoyed car racing with the Santa Clara Corvette Club in California. He obtained his pilots license and flew as a private pilot from 1986-2002. Terry was a member of the York Lodge #563 F&AM and the Scottish Rite. He enjoyed traveling, OSU Football, his pets, and loved reading. Terry was larger than life, lived it to the fullest and was a definite presence in the room. He will be remembered for his personality and storytelling and will be missed by all who knew him. Preceded in death by his father Charles Messick and brother Charles Roland Messick. Terry will be missed by his loving wife of 26 years, Holly; mother, Hazel Messick; former wife, Dianne Messick; children, Laura (Tom) King, Scott (Amy) Messick, Steven (Cynthia) Howd, and Christie (Tom) Coenen; seven grandchildren who lovingly called him "Grandpa Pickles", Samantha and Alyssa Greene, Teddy and Drew Messick, Makenzie Howd, and Tyler and Andy Coenen; and nieces, and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus, OH. An informal memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Dublin Road Auto Care, 1107 Dublin Rd., Columbus. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Terry's memory to the Cat Welfare Association, 741 Wetmore Rd., Columbus, OH 43214. To share memories or condolences, visit www.schoedinger.com

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Schoedinger Funeral Home Northwest Chapel
1740 Zollinger Road Columbus, OH 43221
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2013