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Larry R. Hess

September 1, 1943 ~ May 31, 2022 (age 78)


Larry R. Hess, age 78, of Troy passed away on May 31, 2022 at residence. He was born on September 1, 1943 in Troy, OH to the late John “George” and Louise (Mikels) Hess.

Larry is survived by his wife of 38 years: Judy (McMaken) Hess of Troy; children: Becky Stillwell of West Milton, Kendra Hess of Springfield, OH, Cathy Lester of Piqua, Stephanie (Kevin) Maggert of Piqua, and James (Katie) Hess of Yokota Air Base, Japan; Stepsons: Dale (Angie) Miller of West Mansfield and Jerry (Melinda) Miller of Noblesville, IN; siblings: Randy Hess of Troy, Linda (Bill) Cline of Mt. Sterling, OH, and Debi (Phil) Osting of Troy; 23 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by his grandson: Adam Bryant.

Larry was a 1962 graduate of Troy High School. He dedicated 39 years at BF Goodrich assembling aircraft wheels and brakes. Larry was a Deacon and sang in the choir at Cove Spring Church. He was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America, Cove Springs Grange, board member on the Daniel Boone Society, and volunteered with the Brethren Disaster Ministry. In his free time, Larry enjoyed Genealogy, photography, running marathons, backpacking, GOBA bike trips, and traveling.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Cove Spring Church with Paster Greg Morrow officiating.   Interment will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH.  Friends may call from 3:00 – 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Miami Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 7285 Poe Ave., Dayton, OH 45414, or to Cove Springs Church Music Fund, 5705 Walnut Grove-Clark County Rd., Troy, OH 45373. Friends may express condolences to the family through

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June 9, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Baird Funeral Home
555 North Market Street
Troy, Ohio 45373

Funeral Service
June 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Cove Spring Church
5705 E. Walnut Grove-Clark County Rd.
Troy, Ohio 45373


Boy Scouts of America, Miami Valley Council
7285 Poe Avenue, Dayton OH 45414

Cove Spring Music Fund
5705 Walnut Grove-Clark County Rd., Troy OH 45373

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