Baseball 2, 4;

Basketball 2, 3;

Track 1; Golf 4;

Math Club 3, 4;

Speech 3, 4;

Ambition: Teacher

{ June 14, 1949 - October 13, 2006 }

Patrick "Paul" Hess Jr., passed from this life on October 13, 2006, at the age of 57, after a massive heart attack on October 3rd. Paul was born June 14, 1949, Memphis, Tennessee. He grew up in Memphis, and attended Levi Elementary and graduated at Westwood High School in 1967, where he participated in many school activities, including sports. He was known as the 'Pun King' by many of his friends and is remembered as a kind and soft spoken gentleman. He was a graduate of Memphis State University.

Paul was in the grocery business before entering the gaming industry. He worked for Harrah's Tunica, Harrah's New Orleans, Greektown Casino, Detroit, MI, Harrah's St. Louis and was currently employed as Casino Supervisor at Horseshoe, Tunica.

Paul leaves his loving wife, Mary Meyer Hess and beloved parents, Pat and Mary Hess of Southaven, MS; a son, Patrick Paul Hess III and granddaughter , Jessica Hess of Arkansas.

Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Monday, October 16, 2006. Graveside Service was at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 17 at Forest Hill South Cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.

In charge of his services was Forest Hill South Funeral Home 901-346-3250

May 26, 2006
Paul and Mary Hess

May 27, 2006
Classmates of 1967
Benny Goodman, Judy Wolfe, Wayne Brown,
Alena Jukkola, Paul Hess