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Howard L. Messer

May 7, 2019

Burial Date: May 9, 2019

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence 7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence, KY 41042 May 9, 7 p.m.

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Howard L. Messer, Sr., 85 years of age, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Howard was born in Knox County, KY to the late James and Ruth Jackson Clark. Howard is also preceded in death by his first wife, Janous Messer (1984). He proudly served in the United States Army. He enjoyed cars and worked many years in automotive repair. He was a former member of Union Baptist Church. Howard leaves behind his loving Wife Ethel Messer, Sons Howard Messer Jr. (Ada), Daniel L. Messer, and Daughter Vivian Kay. He was the loving grandfather of 9 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, 4 Sisters and 1 Brother. Family and friends will gather for visitation on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5 PM to 7 PM at Stith Funeral Home 7500 US Hwy 42, Florence, KY 41042 with the funeral service to follow at 7PM. Burial will be at Tuggle Cemetery in Heidrick, KY.