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 Reginald W “Rex” Bess

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Reginald W “Rex” Bess

  • Birth 10 Nov 1898 Mine La Motte, Madison County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 29 Mar 1990 Highland, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Highland, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 16 Lot 71 Space 4
  • Memorial ID 91337645

Rex W. Bess, 91, of Highland died March 29, 1990, at his home.

The son of James and Merry Boss Bess, he married in 1939, in Waterloo, Ill, Leona C. Connoll, who survives.

Mr. and Mrs. Bess owned and operated Bess Cleaners in Highland from 1939 until retiring in 1969. He earlier had worked for Skelgas Co., before moving to Highland in 1939. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War I and served with the 93rd Aero Squadron.

Headstone photo courtesy of Gene Beals. For more information visit the 93rd Aero Squadron website.


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  • Created by: Sunnyann
  • Added: 4 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91337645
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reginald W “Rex” Bess (10 Nov 1898–29 Mar 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91337645, citing Highland Cemetery, Highland, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sunnyann (contributor 47063609) .