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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Walter Hess

Walter Hess

Sunday, August 5th, 1934 Sunday, December 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Walter Leroy "Pete" Hess

Walter “Pete” Leroy Hess, 85, of Martinsburg, WV, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Berkeley Medical Center.
Born August 5, 1934 in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Allen Tillman Hess and Frances Gertrude Butts Hess Barrett.
He attended Musselman High school and was a Veteran of the United States Army.
He worked for O'Boyle Tank Lines and Roadway and was a 50+ year member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Arden. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruanna Saylor Hess; one son, James Allen Hess and wife Tina Louise; two daughters, Joyce Lynn McDonald and husband, David Jeffrey, and Janet Renae Hough and husband, John David; seventeen grandchildren; and eighteen great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Randy Leroy Hess; two brothers, Lyle Hess and Calvin Hess; and two sisters, Betty Louise Allen and Wanda Light.
Family will receive friends Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Brown Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church of Arden with Rev. Christine Olson officiating. Interment will be held in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church of Arden 1643 Pitzer’s Chapel Road, Martinsburg, WV 25403

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Brown Funeral Home
    327 West King Street
    MARTINSBURG, WV
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    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Trinity Lutheran Church at Arden
    Friday, January 3rd, 2020
    11:00am

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Sincerely, Samantha, Abby, Becky & Diane and Russell, Jeannette, Heather, Stacey, Dalton,Liam have sent flowers to the family of Walter Leroy "Pete" Hess.
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Mary

To the Hess family, my heartfelt condolences for your loss. Please find comfort in the knowledge that soon God will wipe out every tear from our eyes, and “death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things (will) have passed away.”(Rev. 21:3,4) May this promise give you comfort now and a real hope for the future. My deepest sympathies.
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Carole & Gerald Catlett

Dear Ruanna and Family, So sorry on the home going of your husband and loved one. We are praying for you and
asking God to comfort and hold you in his loving hand with peace and love. Carole and Gerald Catlett
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Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum

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 Walter Leroy 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 Army Veteran, Walter Leroy 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 †
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Sincerely, Samantha, Abby, Becky & Diane

Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Uncle Pete has a special place in all our hearts.
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Teresa Evans-Johnson

To all in the Hess family, I offer my most sincere condolences at this time of unimaginable grief. Pete was a great guy, although I only had the pleasure of meeting him a few times over the years. My husband, Lenny, was always fond of him and would always say "there's Pete's house" when we drove by. Sending prayers and love for peace and comfort.
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