March 26, 1971 - June 9, 2016
Jeffrey Alan Messner age 45 passed away suddenly on June 9, 2016. Beloved son of Ron and Judi Messner of Willoughby; Dear father of Rachael Messner of Concord; Loving brother of Jennifer (Joe) Kostrab of Willoughby; Dear Nephew and cousin of many. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Dr. John and Ann Hedgepeth, and Bill and Blanche Messner. Jeff was an avid reader. He enjoyed music and all sports. He was a gifted artist, and was degreed in CAD/CAM. In 2000 Jeff gave the gift of life to his beloved sister by donating one of his kidneys to her, allowing her to live a healthy, productive life without the need of dialysis. A private service will be held at a later date. Please remember Jeff in your prayers. The family suggests donations in his name to the American Kidney Fund www.kidneyfund.org or a charity of your choice.