Randall Scott Messick, 18, of Borden Springs, AL, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014 at his residence. A senior at Piedmont High School, he was on the football and wrestling teams, loved the outdoors and his family. He went to sleep in his family's Borden Springs home after wrestling practice Friday and never woke up, his mom, Wanda Messick, said. Mrs. Messick said she found him lifeless Saturday shortly before 5 a.m. when she went to wake him up for a wrestling match.
"He was always happy," Mrs. Messick said of her son. "He was friends with everybody; he never met anybody he didn't like."
Funeral services will be held FRIDAY, JANUARY 31 at 2 PM from Dansby Heritage Chapel with burial in New Bethel Cemetery in Borden Springs. Revs. Ronnie Kilpatrick, Dennis Miller and Michael Edwards will be officiating. Visitation will be THURSDAY from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.
Survivors include his mother: Wanda Gail Buttram (Nevin Rhinehart); father: Randall Messick (Tabitha Dawson); brothers: James Matthew Messick and Mickey Lee (Joanna) Buttram; stepsister: Raven Cheyenne Rhinehart; stepbrother: Jordan Dawson; great grandmother: Susie Cumbie; grandparents: Willie Ruth Bailey (James Ed Fortenberry), Jimmy & Effie Messick, and Jack Buttram; niece: Lexi Buttram; nephews: Peanut Parks and Taylor McIlwain; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Dansby Heritage Chapel is honored to serve the Messick Family.