Paul M Hess

October 30, 1919January 17, 2013

Paul M Hess Sr. was born October 30, 1919 in Jacksonville, Florida and was ushered into the arms of Jesus January 17, 2013 in Sarasota, Florida. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Thelma Tatum Hess, seven children, Paul M Hess Jr, Martha Hess Draughon, Diana Hess Morton, Kenneth Hess, Janet Hess Carter, Leonard Hess and Joseph Hess and one sister Catherine Hess. His crowning glory was his 24 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. He served in WW II in the US Army at the Battle of the Bulge and in France. He received numerous medals including the Purple Heart. He was instrumental in the founding of Evangel Temple Assembly of God in Jacksonville, Florida, the owner of PM Hess Roofing and Sheet Metal in Jacksonville, Florida and a member of Journey Assembly of God in Bradenton, Florida. His funeral will be at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home at 729 South Edgewood Ave, Jacksonville, Florida 32205, with viewing on Sunday January 20, 2013 at 10 a.m. with service to follow at 11 a.m. Please visit to leave sympathy messages.


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Jodie Marchman

January 23, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Thank you for sharing your father with us.

January 22, 2013

Just heard Sunday afternoon about Uncle Paul. I'm sorry for your loss. Take care of yourself. Paula Stoneback

Sophia Smith

January 21, 2013

Joe, Glenda, and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers! What a glorious legacy this warrior has left for you all. Heaven is surely sweeter! Blessings to you all! Derrell and Sophia Smith

January 20, 2013

We love you folks. Praying for you. God grant His strength and help. Garry Wiggins

Kendra Jones

January 20, 2013

My deepest condolences to u and ur family.....Christy I know how much he meant to u keep him alive by sharing his life stories with the girls! Luv u chick......Thelma, I'm so sorry for ur loss...

January 20, 2013

Marcie and family, We are so sorry for your loss.Marge & Ron Stoliker

Sharon Papineau

January 19, 2013

Sending you our deepest sympathy and God be with you thru this time of sorrow. May the joy of knowing he's in heaven with Jesus,comfort you at this time. Lovingly,Sharon Morton Papineau family.

Larry and Annie Strickland

January 19, 2013

We are sorry to hear of your loss. Sending our love and prayers to all the family. May God bless and keep you all. Love you guys!!

Deb Wilson

January 19, 2013

Prayers are with your family!

Kimberly St. Cin

January 19, 2013

Our prayers are with you.....