Lester Rickerson, age 80, of Mesquite, TX died on November 11, 2012. Survived by wife, Nancy Rickerson; children, Ronald Rickerson, Cynthia Adams, Tracy Rickerson, Janice and David Price; brother, Leroy Rickerson. Lester has 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Lester was awarded a Purple Heart in the Korean War. A burial service will be held on November 15 at 11 a.m. at Grove Hill Cemetery.