|Birth: ||Mar. 19, 1894|
|Death: ||Feb. 3, 1978|
MIDDLEPORT - Arthur H. Hess, Sr., 83, Route 1, Middleport, died Friday at O'Bleness Hospital in Athens following a lingering illness.
A coal miner, Mr. Hess was born March 19, 1894, in Meigs County, a son of the late Henry and Katherine Hess. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Elsie Gilkey Hess in 1965; two brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ted (Gwen) Baker, Bucyrus, and Mrs. Earl (Virginia) Hartenbach, Point Pleasant; a son, Arthur Hess, Jr., Route 1, Middleport; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Blanche Gilkey, Middleport.
Mr. Hess was a member of the Middleport Church of Christ.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rawlings-Coats Funeral Home with Mr. George Glaze officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Hartenbach, Kil Hartenbach, Ben Rife, Marvin Milliron, Pearl Edwards and Wilbur Ashley.
Friends may call at the funeral home anytime today prior to the service.
February 5, 1978.
Shirley Elsie Gilkey Hess (1918 - 1965)
Note: Son of Henry John Hess & Catherine Mary Mauldomer
Created by: Robert V Darst
Record added: Jan 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83335376
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