Funeral services for Mr. Tommy E. Messer, age 71 of Lineville, will be Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Rev. James Messer officiating. Burial will follow in the Lineville City Cemetery.
Mr. Messer passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at his home. A native and life-long resident of Lineville, Mr. Messer had worked as a millwright in commercial construction and had been the owner and operator of Messer’s Garage in Lineville for a number of years. Mr. Messer had also served in the Alabama Army National Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy J. Messer of Lineville; two sons: Michael Messer of Lineville and Steve Messer and wife Cindy of Swansboro, NC; one sister, Sue Bauldus of Tennessee; one brother, Charles Messer of South Carolina and five grandchildren: Aaron Messer, Ryan Messer,Marilyn Messer, Zack Messer, and Cole Messer. Mr. Messer was preceded in death by his parents: O.B. Messer and Mildred Peoples Messer and two brothers: Billy Fred Messer and Donald Messer.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Messer, Roy Adamson, Timmy McKinney, Bill Holman, Rev. James Messer and B. J. Messer.
The family will receive friends on Friday, April 27, 2012 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville and until service time on Saturday.