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Visitation

Erwin Church of God
Wednesday November 25th, 2015
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

Erwin Church of God
Wednesday November 25th, 2015
3:00pm

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Charles Hester, Sr.

Charles Wyatt Hester, Sr., 86, of 144 Spring Rd. and husband of the late Betty Jean Berryhill Hester, passed away, Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at his home. Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Ossie Wavel and Viola Bentley Hester. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a 1962 graduate of Clemson University, was a retired engineer with Milliken, and was the owner of Hester Construction, Inc. He was a member of First Baptist Church and attended Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church.He is survived by: a daughter, Pamela Hester Gibbs and husband William Herschel "Bill" Gibbs, Jr. of Laurens; grandchildren, William Jason Gibbs and wife Christa, Jeremy Todd Gibbs and wife Michelle, and Lauren Hester Cartee and husband Travis; great grandchildren, Abigail Bailey Gibbs, Mason Todd Gibbs, William Jason Gibbs, Jr., and Ryan Elizabeth Gibbs; a daughter-in-law, Melinda Balch Hester; and a sister, Viola Hester Franks of Greenville.In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by: a son, Charles W. "Chuck" Hester, Jr.; brothers, Avery, Ossie, and Mark Hester; sisters, Hortense Hester Rich and Grace Hester Massey.Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm, Sunday, September 3, 2017, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, conducted by Rev. Alex D. Henderson with burial in Westview Memorial Park.The family will be at the home and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary one hour prior to the service.Memorials may be made to Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church RENEW Fund, 499 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Laurens, SC 29360.The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the doctors, nurses, Clinton Dialysis Center, Comfort Care Hospice, and his Bojangles Breakfast Family for all of their loving support and care. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Charles Hester, Sr. please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Westview Memorial Park
5740 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC, 29360

Visitation

SEP 3. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360

info@thekennedymortuary.com

Service

SEP 3. 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC


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Abby and Jim Murphy Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

With great fondness and wonderful memories of our almost family. Love to the entire Hester clan. Charles and Betty were a special part of our lives and will be missed.

Abby and Jim Murphy Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Hester, Sr.

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A candle was lit in memory of Charles Hester, Sr.

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A candle was lit in memory of Charles Hester, Sr.

The Kennedy Mortuary Sep 2 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Hester, Sr.

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A candle was lit in memory of Charles Hester, Sr.

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