Donzell E. Messenger
Donzell E. Messenger, age 71, of Malvern, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.
Born Feb. 12, 1942, in Jane Lew, WV, he was a son of Russell and Elizabeth (Matthew) Messenger.
He was a farmer and retired truck driver and graduate of Unitas High School. He was a fireman for Augusta Fire Dept. for 21 years and an avid hunter.
He is survived by his wife, Diane (Hole) Messenger, whom he would have celebrated their 38th anniversary Nov. 12; three daughters, Denise (Doug) Everhart of Salineville, Carol (Brian) Welton of Salem and Charlotte Messenger of Hermitage, TN; son, David (Lynn) Messenger of Carrollton; sister, Josephine "Kay" (Rockie) Gibson of Goodhope, WV; brother, Wilson (Esther) Messenger of Clarksburg, WV; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Sunday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home with Tim Prince officiating. Cremation will follow. Calling hours will be Sunday 3-6 p.m. prior to services. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.