Walter Hess Jr., of Longboat Key and formerly of Rockville, Md., died May 8. He was 89.
Mr. Hess was born March 13, 1923.
He served as an Army Infantry officer in World War II, graduated from Georgetown Law School and was an agent with the FBI. In 1967, he founded Hess Insurance, now Hess, Eagan, Hagerty and L’Hommedieu Commercial Insurance Brokerage, in Bethesda, Md.
Mr. Hess enjoyed playing golf and relaxing on the beach.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Carolyn Kibby and Susan Doane; and five grandchildren.
Currently 0 Responses
17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durante dog, owner well after raccoon run-in
Last week, we reported on a scuffle between a black dog and a group of raccoons that occurred at dusk near Joan Durante Park.
Golfer scores her first hole in one
Liz Lang scored her first hole in one July 8, on the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside White Course, while celebrating her friend, Jane Hunter’s birthday.
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.