Vern G. Messner, 73, of Derby, Kansas, passed away, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at his home. Friends may sign the register book from 11:00 A.M. until 12 noon Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 East 4th, Cherryvale, Kansas. A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery, Cherryvale, Kansas with military rites by the Navy Honor Guard. Services are under the guidance of Wickham Family Funeral Home.