of Little Rock, AR
April 2, 1936 - December 26, 2022
Darryl Messer, 86, of Little Rock, Arkansas died on Monday, December 26, 2022.Darryl Messer was born April 2, 1936 to Clifford Messer and Thelma Pickard Messer in Hope, Arkansas. Darryl graduated high school and began his career as a hardware salesman. Darryl retired in 1997 from Baird & Company. Darryl and Joyce lived in Pine Bluff, Arkansas for 50 years. Darryl held many positions including as a school board member for Watson Chapel Public Schools for 15 years and a charter member of the Watson Chapel Lions Club. Darryl enjoyed duck hunting and fishing. Darryl is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Joyce Greenlee Messer. Darryl leaves behind two children, Andy (Sharon) Messer and Leigh Ann (Dickie) Hooton. Grandchildren, Lauren (Kyle) Taylor, Austin (Olivia) Messer, Brett (Melissa) Hooton, Nikki (Chris) Magee and Whitney (Zack) Redmon. Great-grandchildren, Selby and Thomas Hooton; Luke and Julianne Magee and Annabelle, Lillian, Thatcher and Sophie Redmon; Mason and Mackenzie Taylor and Ansley Messer. Darryl is also survived by his sister, Nita McDonald and several nieces and nephews. Darryl is proceeded in death by his mother and father and siblings, Bobby Messer, Carrol Messer and Lenora Dalrymple.A visitation will be held at Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home on Alcoa Road in Benton on Friday, December 30,2022 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hope, Arkansas.The family has requested in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital.
My condolences to the family.
My condolences to the messer family.
Many fond high school memories .We will pray for family.
Sorry for the loss, will be praying for you
Joyce and Family, May our God comfort and bless each of you at this difficult time in the passing of Darryl. Love, Pat Hotz
Sorry for your loss.
I was so sad to hear of Darrel’s passing. Have many wonderful memories of our growing up years in Hope. He was a cousin I always looked up to and admired. Words are inadequate at times like this but please know the entire family are all in my prayers. Love to all.
I am so sorry. Leigh Ann, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending lots of hugs and love.
I’m so saddened to learn of Darryl’s death, he was such a kind ,friendly person. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Joyce you have my condolences, for your loss of Darryl, he was a kind person, as I remember. Prayers are coming you way that you will get through this trying time. You and your family are in my prayers!
May the God of life comfort the family during this time of loss. May you be blessed with wonderful memories.
May God comfort you as only He can. Praying for His comfort for all your family.
Praying for you all that God will bless your family with His Comfort and peace.
My thoughts are with you all.
May God comfort you all in this time of loss.
We are so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers for your family.
This world lost a wonderful,kind,gentle and humble human being. I have known him many years. He always had a smile on his face and a pat on my back and always say how are you doing my friend? He will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to his lovely family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
May God provide special comfort to you and your family in the days ahead.Blessings, Rob and Sherry Nossaman