Floyd Junior Messer, III

Floyd Junior Messer, III, 71, of Siler City died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Randolph Hospice House.

Mr. Messer was born in Johnston County on August 28, 1947 the son of Floyd Daniel Messer, Jr. and Marjorie (Jones) Messer. He had been employed as an animal control officer at animal shelters in both Chatham and Lee Counties. He was an Army Veteran and had worked for Boling Chair for 30 years. Floyd was a member of the Stockyard Cowboy Church. Floyd and Connie's greatest pleasures were his family and friends, bluegrass music, riding horses, and family camping.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Floyd is survived by his wife of 50 years: Connie (Wright) Messer; son, Stacy Allen Messer and wife, Melissa of Julian; daughter: Tara Downing of Siler City; sister: Judy M. Caldwell of Moore, SC; brothers: Melvin D. Messer, Gordon G. Messer and wife, Wanda all of Siler City; grandchildren, Cassidy, Michael and Makala.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Stockyard Cowboy Church Siler City with Pastor Willie Pickard officiating. Entombment will be in Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph County, P O Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204.

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