Stanley Eugene Lester Sr.September 2, 1936 ~ July 17, 2017 (age 80)
Stanley Eugene Lester Sr., age 80 of Jacksboro passed away Monday, July 17, 2017. He was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church. Stanley enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports, gardening, farming, family gatherings, and especially spending time with his grandchildren. He owned and operated Precision Welding and Fabrication. Stanley proudly served in the United States Air Force 1954-1957.
He is preceded in death by wife Norma Jean Lester; son Stanley Lester Jr.; daughter Kimberly Lester; parents William Henry and Nellie Mae (Price) Lester; brothers Bill Lester, James Lester, and Don Lester.
He is survived by sons Mark Lester and wife Kathy of Knoxville, Brent Lester and wife Lisa of LaFollette; daughters Cathy Sharp of LaFollette, Cindy Riggs and husband Jeff of LaFollette, Tammy Day and husband Billy of Jacksboro; sisters Orlene Roark of Caryville, Faye Wright and husband Bobby of Caryville, Anna Lee Howard of Indiana; grandchildren Jamie Bunch (Aron), Lindsey Frazier (Chad), Christy Lester, Marlana Lester (Mike), Jordan Lester, Chad Riggs (Melissa), Jonathan Riggs (Caitlin), Josh Lester, Jake Lester, Sean Doney (Megan), Tyler Doney (Whitney), Dustin Ward, Chloe Lester, Will Lester, and Bella Hope Lester; great grandchildren Jayden, Morgan, Dylan, Kamryn, Macy Ann, Levi, Corri, Gabriella, Aubrey, Abigail, Brady, Leighton, Kinsley, Emma, and Ella Rae; several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Visitation will be 6-8 PM Thursday, July 20, 2017 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 8 PM with Rev. Glenn Day officiating. Friends and family will meet 10:30 AM Friday 21, 2017 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home for the 11 AM interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations are to be made to Children's Hospital in the memory of Stanley Eugene Lester Sr.
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