William E. Hess

October 10, 1931 - January 30, 2017

10/10/1931 - 01/30/2017

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday February 02, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Visitation
Thursday February 02, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday February 03, 2017
High Ridge Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-6115 | Directions
Service
Friday February 03, 2017
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

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.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church by going to “TMCFunding.com”.

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Share your thoughts and memories with Bill’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

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Randy Watt
5 years ago

Condolences to the Hess family on Bill’s passing. Bill and my Dad Bob spent a lot of time together riding to and from Bayer over the years. Perhaps they’re talking shop together now. Peace to you all.

Denise (Sadowski)Amici
5 years ago

My deepest sympathy to Jean and family. Bill was my brother Don Sadowski’s best friend since childhood. Our family all loved him and he will be missed.

Lisa Hulburd
5 years ago

My condolences to you, Michelle and your family. Thoughts and prayers for you at this difficult time.

Pandi Bowers Johnson
5 years ago

So sorry for the loss of your dad . Many prayers for you and your family.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
5 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of William E. Hess, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Marine Veteran, William E. Hess, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

200 Collington Dr Mebane NC 27392
5 years ago

You will be missed dearly Uncle Bill, he was the sweetest, Steven, Rose, Matthew, Daniel, Megan Bichsel and Family!