Howard Ray Hess, 71, died Feb. 24 at Peabody Health and Rehab.
He was born March 1, 1948, in Newton, the son of Oliver and Alice Waltner Hess. He worked on the family farm until moving to Peabody Health and Rehab.
Howard is survived by sisters Karen Waner and Connie Weaver; and brother Roger Hess.
Services will be at a later date.
Last modified March 12, 2020