Dana William Hess, 72, of Marietta, Ohio, died on Monday, September 6, 2021 at his home. He was born July 31, 1949 in Marietta, Ohio, son of Denver William Lee Hess and Mary Hall Hess. He was an operator at Chevron-Phillips, retiring in 2009 after 30 years of service. Dana graduated from Fort Frye High School in 1968 and served in the US Army. He loved being around his grandchildren and feeding the birds. He was married on December 7, 1973 to Barbara O’Linn Hess who died October 21, 2020. He is survived by a son, Denver Hess and wife Heather of Williamstown, WV; a daughter, Melissa Durkin and husband Mike of Parkersburg, WV; five grandchildren, Halley, Wesley, Hudson, Deacon and Hayden; his mother, Mary Hess of Beverly; a sister, Sharon Harper and husband Randy of Beverly, two brothers, Jerry Hess and wife Mary of Beverly and Mark Hess and wife Bobbie of Beverly; and a sister in-law, Karen Hess of Beverly.
He was preceded in death by his wife; father; a brother, Daniel Hess and his mother in-law, Geraldine O’Linn.
Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. A special thanks to Dr. Nik Shah and Staff, Dr. Patrick Dugan and the Amedisys Hospice team of Dr. Lloyd Dennis, Dr. Kelli Cawley and Lori E. Helgesen CNP. McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly, Ohio handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.