CLINTON JOHN HESS, age 84 of Grand Rapids, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara; son, Michael; and sister, Patricia Cox. He is survived by his children, Paul (Sue) Hess, David (Cheryl Botham) Hess, Peter Hess, Diane (Jeff) Sanborn; brother, Gary (Sue) Danese; sisters, Christy Danese, Martha Hess, Debbie Hess; 13 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and special friend, Phyllis Smith. Clint served proudly in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a semi-pro football player. He was fond of outdoor activities like grilling, fishing, golfing, gardening and tending to the hummingbirds. Funeral service will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Rev. Leonard Sudlik officiating. Interment Cascade Cemetery. Visitation Friday 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 129 Jefferson Ave. S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503 or Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE Suite 300 Grand Rapids, MI 49546-5783.