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In Memory of

Jesse James Messer

January 7, 1935 - March 12, 2017

Obituary


Jesse James "Jimmy" Messer, Jr., 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 12, 2017. A Celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Holmes officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Gilead Baptist Church, 4800 Ivey Dr., Macon GA...

Jesse James "Jimmy" Messer, Jr., 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 12, 2017. A Celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Holmes officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Gilead Baptist Church, 4800 Ivey Dr., Macon GA 31206 or donor's favorite charity.

Jimmy was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Jesse James and Stella Wood Messer. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Charlotte T. Messer. He was retired after forty years as a Master Machinist for Wade and Sons, after retirement he worked for Elliott Machine Shop, Bearings and Drive and The Sign Store until he became paralyzed. He was a charter member of Gilead Baptist Church, Adult Sunday School Class, served as a Deacon, Finance Committee, and Treasurer. Jimmy also served on the Board of Macon Christian Academy. He was awarded the Good Samaritan Award from the Church of the Exceptional in 1974, for building a machine to help exercise the legs of children suffering from debilitating disabilities. He was a devoted and loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a positive outgoing people person who loved the Lord and was a loyal friend to all.

He is survived by those he loved most, his daughter, Kim (Bruce) Lewis of Macon, two grandsons, Ryan (Elizabeth) Lewis of Charleston, SC, Coulby (Anna) Lewis of Macon, great grandchildren, Trevor, Mackenzie, Shelbie, John and Andrew Lewis, sister, Betty Wood of Macon, several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Bolingreen Health and Rehabilitation for their amazing care and devotion.

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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.