November 29, 1927 ~ August 27, 2017
James Paul Hess, of Caldwell, Kansas, passed away on August 27, 2017 at the age of 89. Paul was the seventh child born to James George and Leona Hess on November 29, 1927 in rural Corbin, Kansas. Paul attended a one-room schoolhouse down the road from his family farm and attended Caldwell High School. Paul would tell about how his father came and picked up the children from the schoolhouse one day during the dust bowl. Paul married his high school sweetheart, Carol Hoyt, on February 2, 1951.