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John Kenneth Hess

July 18, 1940 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 81)


John Kenneth Hess, 81, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, Kentucky.

He was born July 18, 1940, in Lawrenceburg, IN, son of the late John Leo Hess and Carrie (Goodpaster) Snow. 

John worked at Alton Box for over 20 years and then went into the trucking business along with many other types of work.
He liked to paint and work on automobiles.  His favorite pastimes were boating with his family and friends and riding motorcycles.  He was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it.  He was loved more than he knew, and will be missed by all his family and friends.

John is survived by his loving spouse, Ella (Emery) Hess, children,  John Hess, Jr. of Indianapolis, IN., Tammy McKinzie of Atlanta, GA, Pamela Schultz of Rising Sun, IN; grandchildren, Ryan Hess, Fallon White, Faith McKinzie, Paige McKinzie, Brooke McKinzie, Natasha Bunger and Levi Billinglsey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Carrie; sisters, Helen Wilson, Marie Bachelor, Dorothy Lyttle, Elrose Jarvis. 

A Celebration of Life will be determined and announced to family and friends.

Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Aurora Emergency, 320 3rd Street, Aurora, Indiana 47001.

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