OBITUARY

Charles R. Bess

February 18, 1946September 9, 2018
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Charles R. Bess, age 72, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018. Born Monday, February 18, 1946 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Edward W. Bess, Sr. Bessie R. Hazelwood Bess; brother, Edward Bess, Jr.

A Purchaser for the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Education for 35 years and one who enjoyed boating, camping and just hanging out on the houseboat.

Mr. Bess is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sarah Adkins Bess; his sons, Michael D. Bess and his wife, Allison Nicole, Richard L. Bess and his wife, Lynda Anderson; grandchildren, Braxton Cole Bess, Alexis Leigh Bess and Anna-Kate Rose Bess.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 4:00 until 8:00 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home 1150 South Dickerson Pike, Goodlettsville, Tennessee 37072

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial be made to Alive Hospice, Nashville, TN 37203

Services

  • Celebration of Life Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Charles R. Bess

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John and Lill King

September 12, 2018

Charles was, is, and always will be a good man. The kind of person that you can learn from and use it in your own life. Rest in peace now. The family is in our hearts.

Joe vanderveen

September 11, 2018

I have known Charlie since I was fourteen years old he was the kindest and most generous person I have ever met.He was a great friend if you ever needed anything he was there to help.He was like a father to me and he will be greatly missed.My prayers go out to his family.

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Biography

Charles R. Bess, age 72, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018. Born Monday, February 18, 1946 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Edward W. Bess, Sr. Bessie R. Hazelwood Bess; brother, Edward Bess, Jr.

A Purchaser for the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Education for 35 years and one who enjoyed boating, camping and just hanging out on the houseboat.

Mr. Bess is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sarah Adkins Bess; his sons, Michael D. Bess and his wife, Allison Nicole, Richard L. Bess and his wife, Lynda Anderson; grandchildren, Braxton Cole Bess, Alexis Leigh Bess and Anna-Kate Rose Bess.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 4:00 until 8:00 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home 1150 South Dickerson Pike, Goodlettsville, Tennessee 37072

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorials be made to Alive Hospice, Nashville, TN 37203