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Johnny Lester

February 2, 1952 November 6, 2018
Johnny Lester
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Obituary for Johnny Lester

Johnny Lester, 66 years of age of Big Rock, VA, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Born February 2, 1952 in Big Rock, VA he was the son of the late Bascom and Cora Lester.

Johnny was of the Baptist faith, worked for forty-two years for United Coal Company, and was currently employed as a Panel Board Operator, and enjoyed working on his trucks. A loving husband, father, son, grandfather and brother.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Elmer Lester.

Those left to cherish his memories include his loving wife Trina Coleman Lester of Big Rock, VA; one daughter, Lisa Lynn (Anthony Ryan) St. Clair of Cement City, MI; one son, Bradley (Amber) Mullins of Big Rock; six sisters: Bonnie Compton and Hazel Blackburn both of Big Rock, VA; Dorothy Steel of KY, Wanda Matney of Abingdon, VA, Judy Looney of Bristol, TN, and Phyllis Lester of Ky; two brothers, Jackson Lester of Big Rock, VA and Jimmy Lester of Bristol, TN.

He is also survived by one grandson Bennett Kole Mullins and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the New Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Big Rock, VA, Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:00 noon with Elder Fred Stacy and Elder C. J. Stacy officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park in Big Rock, VA.

Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Employees of United Coal Company.

The family will receive friends at the New Zion Freewill Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 p.m. with evening services to be held at 7:00 p.m. both evenings.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

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


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

7

Nov

6:00 PM 11/7/2018 6:00:00 PM
New Zion Freewill Baptist Church

State Route 700
Big Rock, VA 24603

New Zion Freewill Baptist Church
State Route 700 Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

8

Nov

7:00 PM 11/8/2018 7:00:00 PM
New Zion Freewill Baptist Church

State Route 700
Big Rock, VA 24603

New Zion Freewill Baptist Church
State Route 700 Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

9

Nov

12:00 PM 11/9/2018 12:00:00 PM
New Zion Freewill Baptist Church

State Route 700
Big Rock, VA 24603

New Zion Freewill Baptist Church
State Route 700 Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603

32355 Riverside Drive Big Rock 24603 VA
United States
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