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William “Bill” Hesse, 82, of Franklin, TN, passed away on June 14, 2021.
Bill was born in Akron OH, February 28, 1939. Bill graduated from Hoban High School in 1957 and served in the United States Army. Bill’s career spanned 50 years in the US Tire Manufacturing and Tire Sales Industry. He loved giving his time volunteering with Williamson County Hospital and Meals on Wheels and served as an outstanding Sir Knight of the Knights of Columbus. He was dedicated to the service of his church, St. Philip Catholic Church.
Bill is preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years, Phyllis Hesse; brother, Karl
Hesse and sister, Alfreda Stimler.
Bill is survived by sons, Bill (Amanda), Jon (Audra) and Jay (Holly); grandchildren, Zachary, Morgan, Gabriela, Cole, AnnaMarie and Mina; and sister, Betty May (Lee).
A funeral mass will be held Thursday, July 15 at 10 a.m. St. Paul Catholic Church, in Akron, OH. Fr. Pfeiffer Officiating. Internment will follow at Holly Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 129 W. Fowlkes St. #107 Franklin, TN 37064 or KofC c/o St. Philip Catholic Church 113 2 nd Ave. South Franklin, TN 37064.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Hesse family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.