George W. Hess, of Ashford Hollow Rd., West Valley, died Tuesday April 24, 2018 at the Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gowanda at the age of 70.
He was born December 24, 1947 in Springville a son of the late Charles L. and Iona A. (nee Skinner) Hess. He was a graduate of West Valley High School and a member of St. John the Baptist Church in West Valley. He was a milk hauler for 43 years for A & D Engels in West Valley and delivered Meals on Wheels.
He is survived by his wife - Bonnie S. (nee Wittmeyer) Hess whom he married September 9, 1983 in West Valley; two sons - Charles (Theresa Shaffer) Hess of Buffalo and William Hess of Buffalo; two sisters - Ruth Smith of Springville and Betty (James) Webster of West Valley; two sisters-in-law - Beverly Hess of West Valley and Cindy (Dave) Filighera of East Concord and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother - Albert Hess who died July 26, 2003; a sister - Julia Hammann who died February 25, 2018 and a brother-in-law - Duane Smith.
There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday May 5, 2018 at 11 am in St. John the Baptist Church, 5381 Depot St., West Valley.