William H. Bess Jr.
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Presque Isle - William H. Bess Jr. 88, passed away Monday September 30, 2019 at Northern Light AR Gould hospital. He was born June 5, 1931 in Washington DC., the son of William and Cherie Bess.
He served 24 years in the US Air Force working as a bakery and pastry chef. He was stationed at Korea, Vietnam, England, Germany, Japan, and two tours at Loring AFB in Limestone. Upon his retirement he worked as a bus driver and custodian at SAD#1 in Presque Isle.
William "Bill" is survived by his wife Delia "Dee" Bess of Presque Isle; a step daughter Janice Pare and her husband Gerard of Waterville; and numerous cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents; and a sister Dorothy Martin.
A memorial service will be held 1PM Friday October 11, 2019 at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home 30 Church Street Presque Isle followed by interment with military honors at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou. Donations may be made in his memory to Maine Veterans Home 163 Van Buren Rd. Caribou, Maine 04736.
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Published on October 3, 2019


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Greg Olah
Oct 06, 2019
I was sure he would hit 90.All our best,Kristin and Greg.
Oct 03, 2019