James “Harold” Messick, 90, of Ferguson, passed away Tuesday, Nov.12, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at Scenic Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, with the Rev. Sherrill Wellborn and the Rev. David Wellborn officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m., prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.  

Mr. Messick was born Feb. 6, 1929, in Wilkes County to Lake and Myrtle Barnett Messick. He was a mechanic and a member of Lewis Fork Baptist Church. Harold served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Ernest Messick; his brother- in-law, Tommy Turner; and a nephew.

Harold is survived by his loving wife, Jean Greer Messick of the home; a son, Derrick Messick and wife, Christina, of Wilkesboro; two grandchildren, Kaylee and Darin Messick; a sister, Adeline Turner of Wilkesboro; a brother, Arthur Messick and spouse, Gay, of Wilkesboro; and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hope Ministry Toy Drive, 514 Elkin Highway, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.

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