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Roy Richard Messick, Sr.

Died: June 3, 2019

Roy Richard Messick, Sr., 88, of Frederick County, Virginia passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at his home with family by his side.

Mr. Messick was born in 1930 in Frederick County, Virginia, the son of the late Russell and Rosa Messick. He was an exceptional brick mason, retiring after 60+ years. The center of his…read more

Roy Richard Messick, Sr., 88, of Frederick County, Virginia passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at his home with family by his side.

Mr. Messick was born in 1930 in Frederick County, Virginia, the son of the late Russell and Rosa Messick. He was an exceptional brick mason, retiring after 60+ years. The center of his life was family, and would always enjoy the walks he and his wife, Nancy, would take. Mr. Messick was a member of Winchester Church of God.

He married Nancy Lynn on January 13, 1951 in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Surviving with his wife of 68 years is a daughter, Karen Kay Messick of Winchester, Virginia; sons, Roy Richard Messick, Jr. (Linda) of Winchester, Virginia, Steven “Steve” Russell Messick (Donna) of Winchester, Virginia, Roger Dale Messick (Sherry) of Clear Brook, Virginia, Marvin Lee Messick (Debbie) of Winchester, Virginia, and Sidney “Sid” Wayne Messick (Crystal) of Winchester, Virginia; 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Messick was preceded in death by brothers, Donald, Edward, Calvin, and Melvin Messick.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Christopher, Daniel, Michael, James, Jason, Troy, Justin, and Marvin, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters, Melissa, Jodi, and Ashley.

A visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm on Friday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.

A funeral service will be at 11 am on Saturday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with Reverend Dr. Darrell Waller officiating. Interment will be in Salem Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Stephens City, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Roy’s memory to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia 22601.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019

Time: 06:00 pm

End Time: 08:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

Salem Church of the Brethren Cemetery

Address:

435 Salem Church Road
Stephens City,VA22655

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Blue Ridge Hospice
333 W. Cork Street
Suite 405
Winchester, Virginia 22601


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