2009-09-24 / Obituaries

Ronald W. Lester

Mercersburg, 58

died Saturday, September 19, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital.

He was born in McConnellsburg February 11, 1951, the son of the late Roy Wayne and Evelyn (King) Lester, who survives, of McConnellsburg. He was the hsuband of Brenda K. (Kipe) Lester, whom he married on November 8, 1974.

He was a turkey farmer and also served in the U.S. Army as a SP4 in the Vietnam War.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by sons: Jesse R. (husband of Jenny) Lester, Mercersburg; Eric S. (hsuband of Jen) Lester, Mercersburg; Todd (husband of Mhalynn) Lester, Wellington, Fla.; daughter Laura (wife of Jeff) DeShong, McConnellsburg; sisters: Rita Wright, Wells Tannery; Sandy Gilliard, Avon Park, Fla.; Theresa Miller, North Fort Myers, Fla.; Loretta Raker, Mercersburg; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorial services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville, at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 23. Pastor Duane Williams officiated. Burial was private and at the convenience of the family.

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