Gary Messer, 54, of Hazard, passed away on Feb. 21. he was the son of Norma Jean Bishop Messer and the late George Messer. He is also preceded in death by his step-father, Jack Eversole.
He is also survived by his life partner, Judy Combs Walker; two daughters, Kayla Messer and Sabrina and James Hoskins; three sisters, Donna Brashear, Mary Messer, and Georgia and Larry Moss; one brother, Jesse and Becky Messer; three grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Maggard's Mountain View Chapel. Visitation was held at the Hardburly Baptist Church Sunday, Feb. 23, after 5 p.m., and funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Jack Carter officiating.