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Herbert Hess, Jr.

May 1, 1935 — December 30, 2020

Herbert Hess, Jr.

Herbert Hess, Jr., 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.  He was born in Milan, Michigan on May 17, 1935 to Herbert and Mildred Moore Hess.

Herb worked for General Motors and retired after 30 years in Lansing, Michigan.  He served our country in the United States Army.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas and loved the Lord.  Herb enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching football and baseball. He loved playing baseball and played until he was 80 years old in a senior league. While in Michigan, Herb played basketball and softball for the church league.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Stella Hess; daughter, Nancy Jean Snyder; parents, Herbert and Mildred Hess; two brothers, Rolland Hess and Nelson Hess and sister, Betty Grove.

Herbert is survived by two sons, Herbert Lee Hess (Natasha) of Victorville, California and Ross Hess (Brenda) of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; daughter, Alma Mitchell (John) of Elwell, Michigan; brother, William “Bill” Hess (Jannelle) of Michigan; grandchildren, Herbert Lee Hess, Jr. (Ina), Jessica Lynn Hess, Krystsina Shabanava -Hess, Tabitha Holt (Chris), John Mitchell (Heather), Violet Bauer and Michael Parish (Anna); eight great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers include: Herbert Hess, Sr., Ross Hess, Herbert Hess, Jr., Michael Parish, Natasha Hess and Krystsina Shabanava-Hess

A Funeral Service will be Monday, January 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 511 W. Church Street, Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, with Bro. Eric Ertle officiating.  Burial will follow in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Violet Hill, Arkansas.

A Visitation Service will be Sunday, January 3, 2021 beginning at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In the chapel of Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service, 903 Third Street, in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.


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Interment following funeral service

Horseshoe Bend First Baptist Church

511 W Church St, Horseshoe Bend, AR 72512

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