Preceded in death by parents, Martha A Key and Robert Oldham Hesson; brother, Wayne Hesson; half-brother, Ronnie Hesson; sister, Faye Galbrith; son, Robert A. Hesson, Jr.
Survived by daughter, Rachel J. (Lee) Vannoy; brother, Kenneth Hesson; half- brother, Donnie Hesson; granddaughter, Rhiannon Vannoy.
He enjoyed many hobbies like golfing, deer hunting and furthered his love for hobbies with going to Kentucky downs and supporting Gallatin Highschool Football.
He is loved and remembered by many.