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Demis Lester

January 29, 1944 December 3, 2018
Demis Lester
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Obituary for Demis Lester

Demis Lester, 74 years of age of Paynesville, WV, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands, VA. Born January 29, 1944 in McDowell County, WV, he was the son of the late Manuel Lester and Lou Lester.

Demis was a retired logger and avid outdoorsman who enjoyed coon hunting with his dogs. A loving husband, father, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Pharoah Lester and an infant brother.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty-two years Pearl Lester; sons Steven Lester and David Lester of the home; daughters Glenda Lester, Julie Lester and Linda Lester all of Richlands, VA; sisters Oma McCoy and husband Willie, Nora Lester, Dena Lester and husband Hershel, Plina Lester and Maggie Lester all of Paynesville, WV; brother Riley Lester of Paynesville, WV; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Demis Lester will be held at the Freedom Community Church on Estep Ridge in Paynesville, WV, Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Elders Gary Estep, Phillip Estep, George Baker, Larry Gibson and Kermit Lester. Burial will follow in the Lou Lester Cemetery on Bakers Ridge in Paynesville, WV.

Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Freedom Community Church, Wednesday, December 6th after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

The family of Demis Lester have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

5

Dec

6:00 PM 12/5/2018 6:00:00 PM
Freedom Community Church

Estep Ridge
Estep Ridge
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Freedom Community Church
Estep Ridge Paynesville 24873 West Virginia
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

6

Dec

11:00 AM 12/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Freedom Community Church

Estep Ridge
Estep Ridge
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Freedom Community Church
Estep Ridge Paynesville 24873 West Virginia
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lou Lester Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bakers Ridge
Bakers Ridge
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Bakers Ridge Paynesville 24873 West Virginia
United States
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