Jared Eugene Bess, 34


Jared Eugene Bess, 34, of Irving, died at 7:56 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, at Hillsboro Area Hospital.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Monday, Feb. 6, at Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Ron Butler officiating. Hough and Sons Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Bess was born on Nov. 30, 1988, in Springfield, the son of Rodney Eugene and Pamela Sue Scott Bess. He worked in construction as a laborer. Mr. Bess was a member of the Raymond Baptist Church. His favorite past-times included fishing, being a fan of the St. Louis Cardinal baseball team and spending time with his family.

Mr. Bess is survived by his significant companion, Kassie Petra,; mother, Pamela Scott of Witt; father, Rodney (companion Diane Lowder) Bess of Litchfield; sister, Shania Bess of Witt; and half-sister, Brandi Kuntzman of Mt. Auburn.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shayla Lee Bess.

Memorials may be given to help with funeral expenses. Condolences can be left online at www.houghfuneralhome.com.