Matthew D. HESS

RICHMOND - Matthew Drew Hess, 28, passed away suddenly on Nov. 1, 2012.
Drew was a 2002 graduate of Kecoughtan High School, where he played soccer and ran cross country. He then attended Christopher Newport University. He was employed by First Virginia Financial Services, in Richmond.
Drew is survived by his parents, Robert and Pamela Hess; a brother, Will Hess; grandmothers, Charlotte Tyeryar and Janette Hess; uncles, Randal Hess and wife, Frances, Jim Tyeryar and Cheryl, Keith Tyeryar and wife, Jessica; and numerous cousins.
Drew's bright smile, kind heart, generosity, and thoughtfulness will be greatly missed by those he touched. We know that God's arms are around him now.
A memorial service celebrating Drew's life will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 250 Fox Hill Road, Hampton Va. Family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Memorial gifts, in Drew's memory, may be sent to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, with your designation to either the church or AA. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in Daily Press from Nov. 4 to Nov. 7, 2012