Walter E. Messer, age 69 of Sevierville, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Ruth Messer, brothers, Ray and Earl Messer, sisters, Dorothy and Kathy Messer, and his mother and father in law, Jessie and Sylvia Matthews.
He is survived by his wife, Beulah Messer, brothers, Jimmy D. (Connie) Messer, Jack Messer, and Tom (Lori) Messer. Sisters, Wanda (James) Gibson, Bonnie (Henry) Ownby, Martha (Dewey) Gibson, Connie (Fred) Manning, Mattie (Terry) Rolen, Betty Sutton, and April (Daniel) Neal. He is also survived by his sister in laws, Ruby Ogle, and Gladys (Junior) Sutton, and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday December 17, 2019 at Rawlings Funeral Home from 5-7 pm. Funeral services will be at 7 pm following the receiving of friends with Rev. Sammy Justice and Larry Teaster officiating. Graveside service will be Wednesday December 18, 2019 at Shiloh cemetery at 11 am.
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