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300 South Morton Street ( U.S. 31)
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317-738-0202
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Charles L. Hessman
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Charles L.
Hessman
1947 - 2018
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Obituary for Charles L. Hessman

Charles L.  Hessman
Charles L. Hessman, 70, a resident of the boondocks (Elkinsville) of Brown County, IN passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, IN. He was born December 15, 1947 in Indianapolis, IN to Charles Hessman and Ruth Catherine (Polston) Hessman.
He attended Franklin Central High School in 1965. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he received the Purple Heart. He had worked at International Harvester in Indianapolis, IN for ten years. He later was a self-employed brick mason. He was a person of free spirit. He enjoyed hiking, fishing, and the outdoors. Charlie loved his kids and grandkids with all his heart, often leaving them with his prized treasures. He was a simple man, who enjoyed simple things in life. He owned Wilderness Canoes in Brown County. For those of you who were blessed to meet Charlie, you would understand how eccentric he was. For those of you who didn’t know Charlie, you missed out!!!
Survivors include his children Shannon Sexson (John) of Indianapolis, IN, Charles Hessman (Vicki) of Franklin, IN and Holly Jo Stalets (Steve) of Trafalgar, IN; fourteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother Robert Keith Hessman (Linda) of Nashville, IN; two sisters Joanie Lynn Burris (Gary) of Nashville, IN and Susie Groce (Brian) of Indianapolis, IN; and the mother of his children Louisa Ann Tumey of Fairland, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Kathy Merchant and Julie Ann Abbott.
The Reverend Andy Kinsey will conduct a celebration of life service on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 7PM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN where friends may call from 4PM till service time at the mortuary. Military honors will immediately follow the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675-8517 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information at 317-738-0202.


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