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James M. Messmore

James M. Messmore, 64, of Irving, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 9:07 a.m. at his residence in rural Irving. He was born on July 5, 1952 in Decatur, IL the Son of John and Dora (Keown) Messmore. He married Yvonne Joyce on March 24, 1973 in Witt, IL and she preceded him in death on September 25, 2016. He worked as a mechanic and Truck driver for K & K Coating and he was later the Owner and Operator of James and James Trucking and Sooner Sun Tanning. 

He is survived by his Son: James Henry Messmore of Witt, IL; Daughters: Michelle Fegler and Companion Chad King of Nokomis, IL; Lucy Messmore of Nokomis, IL; Grandchildren: Jamie Fegler of Lyman, Nebraska; Christopher and Cody Norine of Nokomis, IL; Brothers: Lynn (Debbie) Messmore of Tenneessee; Darrel Messmore of Gibson City, IL; Dennis Messmore of Sibley, IL; Sisters: Patsy (Roger) Croy of Mattoon, IL; Teresa Winget of Texas; Dianne Messmore of Texas; Chris Blair of Montana; Rita Messmore of Montana; Carol More of Kentucky; Toni (Mike) Steele of Sibley, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife and Sister-in- Law: Delores Golitko.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Witt, IL.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family C/O Sutton Funeral Home 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.


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Offering my sincerest and deepest sympathy to the family at this very difficult time. Very sorry to hear of this sad news.

Joan Billingsley Mar 16 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Jims passing. A really great guy who was fun to be around. My thoughts and prayers are with u all.

John Cranmer Mar 15 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss {losses} You are all in my thoughts and prayers

Laura Grimes Mar 15 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Messmore

Curley & Angie Petra Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

MANY PRAYERS
MUCH LUV WITH
ANGEL HUGGS
MAY YOU REST IN PEACE BROTHER
MAY GOD WRAP HIS LUVING ARMS
AROUND YOU. YOU WILL BE SADLY MISSED

Curley & Angie Petra Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Messmore

Lonnie & Nancy Adkins Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

Our loving thoughts for Jim's children and grand children may he rest in peace with the love of his life Yvonne

Lynn and Debbie Messmore Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Messmore

Kathy Marquis Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

Lucy, I am so sorry for your loss- as you know healing takes time & your moms is still fresh- If you need to talk just call or instant message me. Prayers for you and your family..

Kathy S Marquis Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

We have nothing but wonderful memories of your dad. Thinking of ALL of you!!

Michael, Ria, Graysen and Cooter Voelker Mar 14 2017 12:00 AM

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