July 31, 2007
(Must have Broadband Connection to view Video Tribute) Michael B. Mike Hess age 19, of Glade Spring, Virginia died on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 from injuries sustained when a strong storm blew the roof off a nearby restaurant and onto his car. He was a lifelong resident of Washington County, Virginia, and was the son of Willie Dobb Hess and Alverta Thomas Hess of Glade Spring, Virginia. He was a 2006 graduate of Holston High School and from the William Neff Vocational Center with an Auto Body Technician Certification. He was working as an auto body technician at Morgan McClure Chevrolet in Castlewood, Virginia. In addition to his parents he is survived by one sister, Sandra Prater and her husband, Billy, of Saltville, VA; one brother, Bobby Hess and his wife, Terry, of Glade Spring, VA; his fiancé, Tiffany Jones, of Damascus, VA; his maternal grandmother, Edna Thomas, of Glade Spring, VA; his paternal grandmother, Lena Hess, of Chilhowie, VA; several aunts and uncles; one nephew, Bobby Bud Hess, of Glade Spring, VA; cousins, Andy Wilcox, Eric Thomas, and Megan Thomas. The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P. M. Friday, August 3, 2007 in the Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tracy Puckett and Pastor Wesley Stringer officiating. The committal service and interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Glade Spring, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Andy Wilcox, Andy Wilson, Michael Prater, Mitchell Reedy, Curtis King, Andrew Jones and Mark Trogdon. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Hess, Bud Hess, and Eric Thomas. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 P. M. Thursday, August 2, 2007 at Garrett Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family and a memorial video tribute may be viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com or fax condolences to 276-475-5902. Michael Hess and his family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236, 276-475-3631.
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