William Hess

Obituary of William D. Hess

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William D. "Bill" Hess age 81 of Big Flats, NY passed away on Wednesday June 22, 2022. Bill was born in Buffalo, NY the son of the late William J. and Phyllis Burdzinski Hess. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Baldwin-Wallace College and received his Master's Degree from Michigan State University. Bill married his wife, Roberta "Bobbie" VanPelt Hess, on October 14, 1961 and they celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on October 14, 2021. He enjoyed Hunting, Fishing, and playing Golf. Bill was a former member of The Corning Elks Club and The Corning Lion's Club. He was the retired Executive Director of The Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board for Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben counties. He loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years Bobbie; his daughters and son: Colleen and Tim Chamberlain of Pine City, NY; Sandy and Jon Hoyt of Painted Post, NY; Arnie and Raquel Hess of Elmira, NY; Karen and Garry Kusch of St. Claire Shores, MI; Natalie Henderson of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren: Sharayah , Noelle, Christianna, Kayla, Noah, and Jeremiah Chamberlain, Nick Hoyt, Kelly Hoyt, Sam, Maggie, and Emily Henderson, and Avan Hess; great grandson Korin; sister: Dolores and Irv Brown of Hamburg , NY; several nieces, nephews, cousin , and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Saturday June 25, 2022 from 11 AM to 1 PM. Mr. Hess's Funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 1 PM with Rev. John DeSocio officiating. Bill will be laid to rest in Rural Home Cemetery in Big Flats, NY. Flowers are acceptable or those wishing may remember Bill through memorials to The Big Flats Fire Department 505 Maple Street Big Flats , NY 14814 . Words of Condolence and memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com .
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Saturday
25
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Lynch Funeral Home Inc
318 West Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States
Saturday
25
June

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Lynch Funeral Home Inc
318 West Broad Street
Horseheads, New York, United States
Saturday
25
June

Final Resting Place

2:30 pm
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Rural Home Cemetery
P.O. Box 174
Big Flats, New York, United States
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