SDPD 07/22/1957 - 08/31/1964
06/20/1936 - 09/13/2016
Richard Grice Hess June 20, 1936 - September 13, 2016 Rancho Santa Fe

Dick, loving husband of Marla, passed away September 13, 2016 from complications of heart problems and multiple myeloma.

Dick was born June 20, 1936 in Evansville, Indiana, educated at the North Park Academy, Chicago, lL, and the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana.

He moved to San Diego in 1957 and began a seven-year employment with the San Diego Police Department.

In 1964, Dick began an outstanding career with State Farm Insurance, where he achieved many high honors. He was known to be an inspirational leader to new State Farm agents.

He served with both Clairemont and the Rancho Santa Fe communities in several capacities. He was past president of Clairemont Hills Kiwanis, Chairman of the Clairemont Boys Club Board, member of the San Diego Boys Club, served with the City of San Diego community planning boards and was President of the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Board of Governors.

Dick will be remembered as a special gentleman who was known to say it like it is.

His loving hugs will be missed by many. He was generous not only of his time but through his gifts to many causes.His favorite pastimes included golf, tennis, bridge, travel, and motorhoming.
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