Warren Brenton Messer, Jr. 71, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, after a long period of declining health with complications from diabetes. Warren was born July 25, 1949, in Swain County, NC to the late Warren B. Messer, Sr. and Alma Stanton Messer. He served in the US Navy and Marine Corps. in Viet Nam and after. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Linda Messer Hayes. Brent enjoyed riding motorcycles, football, country music, and conversations with others sharing life stories. He never met a stranger and was very friendly, outgoing, and generous. Brent was a Vietnam Veteran, serving both in the Marines and Army.
Brent is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Strong of Newport, Tn.; sons, Brian Paul Messer and Warren Patrick Messer both live in South Carolina. He had 7 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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