Jody Messer, 62, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at his residence. He was born on August 7, 1961 in Kermit, W.Va.

Jody is survived by his wife, Yolanda Messer; his son, Joseph Messer; his daughters, Martha Oliver, Michelle Hendrix, Jhoyce Vega, and Viviana Londono; his sisters, Conie Rose and Lois Childress; his grandchildren, Jean Paul Loaiza, Adrian Oliver, Samara Garcia, Elias Garcia, Matthew Mejia, Viviana Hernandez and Jonathan Santiago.

Jody was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Messer, and his mother, Etta Messer.

A visitation for Jody will be held Friday, May 17, 2024, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, 705 Davie Avenue, Statesville, NC 28677, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Westmoreland Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. Mr. Messer will be laid to rest at Oakwood Cemetery in Statesville, N.C.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Messer family.

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