Baseball 2, 4;

Basketball 2, 3;

Track 1; Golf 4;

Math Club 3, 4;

Speech 3, 4;

Ambition: Teacher

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Patrick "Paul" Hess, Jr., was born June 14, 1949, Memphis, Tennessee. Paul grew up in Memphis, attended Levi Elementary and Westwood High School, 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.

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

Paul died on October 13, 2006, at the age of 57, after a massive heart attack on October 3rd.  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, 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 17 at Forest Hill South Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation. 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