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April 16, 2004 ~ March 28, 2023 (age 18) 18 Years Old
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Kayden Dean Bess, 18, of Litchfield, passed away at 5:44pm at home on March 28, 2023.
He was born in Taylorville, IL on April 16, 2004, born the son of Alicia Bess and Tommy Smith and raised by his grandparents Tammy and Rick Bess
He is survived by his family Tammy Bess of Morrisonville, Rick Bess of Litchfield, Alicia (Marty) Bess-Wolff of Litchfield, Siblings; David Skinner of Litchfield, Kiera Bess of Morrisonville, Cody Smith of Girard and Hunter Smith of Auburn, Great-Grandmother Carole Plopper of Morrisonville and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father Tommy Smith, Great-Grandparents Larry and Diane Bess, and Buzzy Plopper.
Funeral services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be left to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois Affiliate. Condolences to the family may be left at www.houghfuneralhome.com
Hough Funeral Home in Raymond is assisting the family.