Daniel Lee Hess, 83, Navy veteran and retired mechanic

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Daniel Lee Hess, 83, passed away on Sept. 1, 2016.

Hess was a native of Knowlesville, N.Y. and lived in the Tidewater area for most of his life. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service. He also retired from Beach Ford after 25 years as a mechanic. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce L. Hess, and by a son, George L. Hess.

Dan is survived by his wife, Belva Hess, two sons, Jerry L. Hess (Bert) of Virginia Beach, and Dennis L. Hess (Danyel) of South Carolina, one brother, Richard “Dick” Hess Jr., and two granddaughters.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016  at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Laskin Road Chapel. A graveside service will be held on Thursday in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in West Shelby, N.Y. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hdoliver.com.