The Times West Virginian

March 6, 2013

Carrelton Hess

Times West Virginian

— Carrelton R. Hess, 94, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Thursday (Feb. 28, 2013).

He was a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and served two tours in the Vietnam War. Carrelton was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry and the VFW Lodge No. 548, Morgantown.  

He was the son of Ralph and Pearl Hess, formerly of Morgantown, and the second of four sons.

He and his wife Mickie Hawkins Hess were the parents of Janie Hess.

He is survived by daughter, Janie Hess; grandchildren, Karrie, Jay and Adam; and great-grandchildren, Aaron, Miranda, Kayla, Cody and Ryan.   

Military honors will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Florida National Cemetery.

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