BESS, DAVID W.; of Clarkston; died December 9, 2012. He was 84. Born December 5, 1928 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late David and Gladys Bess. He married the late Marlene (nee: Coin) Bess. He is survived by his three children; Sheryl Varion, Ronald and Brenda Bess; six grandchildren; Stacey, Jennifer, Tim, Chad, Andrew and Michelle; three great grandchildren; Kylie, Cole and Logan; three sisters, Phyllis Russel, Jeanette (Jasper) Weese and Joann Taft. David was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired from General Motors in 1986. He then married his late wife Lorena (nee: Batchelor) Bess. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME - WATERFORD. Pastor Jim Kellermann of Centeral United Methodist Church will be officiating. Interment will follow at Ottawa Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. To send a private condolence go to
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Published in The Oakland Press on Dec. 10, 2012