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James "Jim" Messer

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James "Jim" Messer Obituary


James "Jim" Messer, 79, of Ft. Wright, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospice of Edgewood. He was the owner of END Grain Marketing Company. Jim served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Ludlow Vets, the National Grain and Feed Association, Ohio Agribusiness Association and the National Rifle Association. He was very active at Ludlow High School and was past treasurer for Ludlow Athletic Boosters. Jim was a kind-hearted man that touched many lives. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Geneva Gray and Naomi Messer; grandchildren, Adam Gifford and Justin Messer. Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Barbara "Barb" Messer of Ft. Wright; sons, Jim (Tammy) Messer of Erlanger, Gary (Susan) Miller of Lakeside Park, Danny (Shelly) Miller of Ft. Wright, Mark Messer of Latonia; daughter, Kim Gifford of Ludlow; brothers, Raymond (JoAnn) Messer of Bellevue, Donald (Flo) Messer of Jacksboro, TN; sisters, Shirley (Bill) Whalen of Kettering, OH, Jesse (Maynard) Davidson of Jacksboro, TN; 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Visitation is Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:30 AM to the hour of service at 12:00 noon all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016. Interment with military honors in Highland Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 South Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017. Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences to

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2014
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