William E. Hess, 85 of Bellaire, Ohio died Monday, January 30, 2017 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Bellaire, Ohio.
He was born Bellaire, Ohio on October 10, 1931 a son of the late Nelson H. and Virginia Nadroski Hess.
Bill was a retired electrician for the former Bayer Incorporated, a member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, the VFW Post 521 of Shadyside and American Legion Post 52 of Bellaire. He was a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles and Nelson Hess and his sisters, Mabel Ault and Wilma Fitch.
Surviving are his wife, Jean Hess, whom he married on November 13, 1954, Three daughters, Michelle (Michael) Thornton of Steubenville, Ohio, Christy (Dave) Shoaf of Williamstown, West Virginia and Wendy (Robert) Dobson of Bellaire, Ohio and one son, Bill (Sara) Hess of Brighton, Michigan. Also seven grandchildren, Justin (Cassidi) Shoaf, Carla (Luke) Bailey, Clifford Shoaf, Jesse Dobson, Michael Thornton, Michael Hess and Emma Hess and one great granddaughter, Avielle Shoaf and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm where services will be held on Friday at 11 am with Rev John Brandenburg officiating. Interment in the High Ridge Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio with Full Military Honors conducted by the Belmont County Veterans Association.
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