Larry Hess, age 76, of Meadville, died Thursday, December 17, 2020, at his home.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Services are under the direction of Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield.
Larry Eugene, son of L.J. “Red” and Ava (Bowe) Hess, was born June 14, 1944 near Meadville. On June 27, 1964, he married Sharon VanDyke. They were married 56 years.
They lived at Lake Lotawana for 35 years, raising their family while Larry worked at Allis Chalmers Combine Factory until his retirement in 1999. He was a US Army Veteran. He was an avid gardener and beekeeper. He was also a member of the Chillicothe Farmers Market for many years selling as Bluebell Farms.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon of the home; a son, Paul Hess and wife, Kori and a daughter, Kristin Hess; four grandchildren, Joshua Hess, Alexandria Williams, Annika Hess and Kailey Hess; one brother, Jim Hess; two sisters, Linda Lorino and Joyce Quigley; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
His parents preceded him in death.
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