Gardner M. Messick, age 89, of Seaford, DE passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020.
Gardner worked for Allen Family Foods for 38 years on their farm in Seaford.
He was preceded in death by 2 sons, Michael in 2013 and Dennis in 1997.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Emma Hastings Messick, a daughter, Christine Sockriter, 5 grandchildren, Kevin Sockriter, Scott Sockriter, Justin Sockriter, Kelly Wright and Dennis Ryan Messick, and 7 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by 4 sisters, Marie Bartrand, Nancy Hammond, Sandra Betts, Doris Ann Donway and a brother, Ernie Messick.
Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, January 8th at 1 PM at the Cranston Funeral Home, 300 N. Shipley St, Seaford, where friends may call from 12 to 1. Burial will be in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Oak Grove.
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