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Dusty S. Hess

July 27, 1975 ~ May 21, 2023 (age 47) 47 Years Old

Dusty Hess Obituary

Dusty S. Hess, 47, of Woy Bridge Road, Everett, PA; passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 21, 2023 after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on July 27, 1975 in McConnellsburg, PA; a son of David R. Hess and the late Deborah L. (Shaffer) Hess.

He is survived by his father and brother, Travis Hess married to Wendy (Lashinsky) Hess; sisters Shelly and Penny Hess all from Everett; nephews Darrin R. and Kaleb M. Hess. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends who he shared a lot of laughs and made many memories with.

He was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Debbie Hess; maternal grandparents Ralph H. and Hazel M. (Lawhead) Shaffer and paternal grandparents Harvey “Ross” and Dorothy (Fisher) Hess.

Dusty was a 1993 graduate of Everett Area Junior/Senior High School and was employed at JLG Industries (McConnellsburg Plant) for twenty-eight years.

Dusty enjoyed camping, gardening, canning, small engine repair and collecting Bolen’s tractors. He enjoyed watching the Demolition Derby, tractor pulls, and attending car shows. He liked to take leisurely car rides through the country side. He also liked to hatch and raise chickens.  Dusty was always willing to help someone in need.

A memorial service will be held at a later date that will be announced.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537

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