William Marion Messer, 78, of Lodi, died Aug. 12. He was born July 1, 1935 in Clinton, S.C.
Mr. Messer was a U.S. Navy veteran. After the Navy, he began working in the trucking and transportation industry and was the owner of Messer Trucking for 43 years until his retirement. He enjoyed traveling worldwide, working on cars and all of the different building projects he was involved with.
He is survived by his daughter, Teresa Messer of Lodi; and his sister, Mary Messer-Love of Gaffney, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher William Messer; brother, Charles Messer; and sisters, Dorothy Messer-Turner and Helen Messer-Bright.
No services will be held at his request.
Lodi Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.