John “Jack” Hess

Dec. 31, 2013 @ 05:05 PM

John “Jack” Hess, age 81, left his earthly home Friday, December 27, 2013. He was a glassblower in the arts and crafts community of Gatlinburg, TN. Jack was a Navy veteran having served in Korea. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

His survivors include his loving wife of 36 years, Nancy Hess; sons, John Hess II and wife Michelle, Justin Hess and wife Danielle, Ben Hess and wife Ashley; grandchildren, Jacob and Sierra Hess; and father-in-law, G.R. Klinefelter.

The family will receive friends 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Jan. 2, at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Family and friends will meet at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery (John Sevier Hwy.) at 1:30 p.m. Thursday for a graveside service and interment. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 104. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home.