Carl Gene Hess
June 29, 1955- December 25, 2020
Carl Gene Hess, 65, of Holly Grove entered heaven on Friday, December 25, 2020.
Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Cecil and Betty Ruth Bonham Hess. He is survived by his loving wife and soulmate, Teresa Hess; sons, Eugene Hess (Debbie) and Michael Hess; his bonus daughter, Tabitha Searles (Brian); three sisters, Ruth Eaton (Russell), Norma Arbaugh (Chuck), and Bessie Hess; grandchildren, Nikki Hoosier (Tucker), Erica (Collin), Gavin, Mariah, Brandon, Whitney, Blake Hess, Keith (Jaclyn) and Brianna Searles; great-granddaughter, Aliyah Rae; his extended family, Heather, Michael, Kennedy, Braelyn, Caiden and Cameron; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Carl was a talented welder at Foley Material Handling in Ashland for the past 24 years. He was a dedicated volunteer firefighter with Holly Grove Volunteer Fire Department for 18 years and with Locust Creek Fire Department prior to that. Carl was an avid hunter and loved being in the woods with his son, Eugene and grandson, Gavin and his many friends at Holly Grove Hunt Club. Carl was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, papa and friend to many. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.
The family will have a celebration of life service at a later date due to the COVID-19 restrictions.