Longtime Cooke Co. Commissioner dies

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

COOKE COUNTY, Tex. -- A longtime Cooke County Commissioner died over the weekend. Precinct Four Commissioner Virgil Hess lost his battle with cancer Sunday morning.

Hess served 18 years on the Cooke County Court. County Judge Bill Freeman says Hess had been fighting cancer for the last six months.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Community Center in Muenster. The Cooke County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday until 1 p.m. to allow employees to attend the funeral.


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  • by D. S. Location: Muenster on Jul 29, 2008 at 07:25 AM
    He will be missed.
  • by ME Location: HERE on Jul 28, 2008 at 01:43 PM
    VIRGIL WAS A FINE MAN, HE CONTRIBUTED GREATLY TO OUR COMMUNITY AND WILL BE MISSED, THANKS VIRGIL FOR ALL YOU TAUGHT ME, AND MAY YOU REST NOW.
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