Howard William Messinger, age 65, Morgantown, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019 after a battle with cancer.
Born in Ceredo, WV, he was the youngest son of the late William and Sarah Messinger.
Survivors include his siblings, David Messinger and wife Judy of Danvers, MA, Paulette Smith and husband Roger of Morgantown, Marilyn Dunlap and husband Jim of Glen Rock, PA, and Ronald Messinger of Morgantown; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and numerous friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his long-time canine companion, Spirit.
Professional services are provided by Smith Funeral & Cremation Care of Westover / Morgantown.
A casual 'Remembering Howard' memorial gathering sponsored by his immediate family will be held on Sunday, July 7th, at 3:00 p.m. in Morgantown. Any interested friends and former associates of Howard are cordially invited, and everyone will be given an opportunity to speak briefly. Please call his local friend/business partner, Rusty, at 304-276-3865, for specific directions to the venue on Greenbag Road. Light refreshments will be served.
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