Rossville—Thad M. Hess, 40, passed away from injuries he received in an auto accident on Monday, June 27, 2016 near Topeka.
Thad was born June 1, 1976 in Topeka and grew up in the Rossville community where he graduated from high school. He also graduated from Washburn University in Topeka.
Thad was employed as a supervisor for Koch and Company in Topeka. He was a true family man and dearly loved his wife, children, granddaughter and all of his family. He was compassionate about the NFL and was a New England Patriot fan. NFL attire is encouraged for both the funeral and visitation.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents William and Margaret Hill.
On February 18, 2002 he was united in marriage to Amy Osborne in Topeka. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his mother, Janice Deiter, Rossville; three daughters, Ashley Sheats, Osage Beach, MO., Briannah and Clarysta Hess both of the home; his granddaughter, Adylynn Hess, of the home; his brother, William Scott “Billy” Hess, Rossville; Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many friends.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the Rossville Christian Church. Interment will be in the Rossville Cemetery. Thad will lie in state at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys from 2:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, July 1, 2016 where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the Thad M. Hess Memorial Fund and sent in care of the U.S. Bank, P.O. Box 611, Rossville, Kansas 66533.