Richard D. Dick Hess, Jr.

By Orleans Hub Posted 27 December 2021 at 1:14 pm

Richard D. Dick Hess, Jr., 84, of Knowlesville, entered into rest peacefully on Fri., Dec. 24, 2021 at Medina Memorial Hospital.

A lifelong resident of Knowlesville, Dick was born on Aug. 5, 1937, a son of the late Richard D. Hess, Sr. and Marie (Davey) Hess. He was employed for many years as a heavy equipment operator for the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 832 in Rochester. Dick was a lifelong member of the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Co. and was also an avid sportsman and outdoorsman.

Dick was preceded in death by his first wife, Onalee M. (Jacobs) Hess in 2013; and siblings: Patricia (James) Anderson, Daniel (Joyce) Hess, Karen (Marvin) Years, and Diane Hess.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Budena Hess of Knowlesville; sons: Scott (Sarah) Hess of Albion, Thomas (Cindy) Hess of Brookfield, Conn., and Richard Rick (Brenda) Hess, III of Albion; step-daughters: Samantha Waulk, Amanda Blystone both of Clymber, Pa., Tara (Jeremy) Gentry of Holley and Tiffany Marsh of Knowlesville; 14 grandchildren; t3 great-grandchildren; sister in-law, Belva Hess of Virginia Beach; also several nieces and nephews.

Services will be privately held at Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Interment will be in Bates Road Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share a memory or condolence at: