Carl R. “Ace” Hess, 86, died on July 4, 2013. He was born February 8, 1927 in St. Joseph, Michigan. His wife of almost 60 years, Jeanette, passed away 5 years ago in Lady Lake, FL. He is survived by 4 children: Jim, Cathy, Susan and Tom, and six grandchildren. Ace was a loving husband and father. He was an entrepreneur having had his own businesses and worked in Charles City, Iowa Overland Park, KS and Coral Springs, Fl. He owned Hess Pool Service till he retired with his wife, Jeanette, in Lady Lake for 20 years. He was a US Army Air Corp veteran. He was a member and enjoyed the American Legion Post #347, Lady Lake, FL. He was an avid golfer having won club championships in Iowa and Florida. A private service will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM at Beyers Funeral Home Chapel in Lady Lake, FL. A graveside service will be held on Monday July 8, 2013 at 9:00 AM at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL with full military honors conducted by American Legion Post # 347. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 347, PO Box 1534, Lady Lake, FL 32158.