ROCK HILL – Mr. Robert Allen “Bob” Messer, 72, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at his home.

A graveside service will be held at 11am on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. Doug Blaikie and Chaplain John Reibe officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall.

Born in Fort Mill, Mr. Messer was a son of the late Fonzel Messer and the late Ruby Kitchen Messer.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, John Messer.  He was a US Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War.  He was retired from Meritor and enjoyed gardening and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Adkins Messer; his children, Lisa Messer Davis of Summerville and Richard Allen Messer of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his brothers, Donald J. Messer and James Messer, both of Fort Mill.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses for the care given to Mr. Messer during his illness.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Messer’s name to the Bethesda Cemetery Fund, 4858 McConnells Highway, York, SC 29745 or to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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