James Hester Obituary

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James Hester

May 25, 1944 - March 15, 2014
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DeQuincy - James Hester, 69, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, in a local hospital. James was born and lived all his life in DeQuincy. He was a United States Navy veteran of Vietnam. He was the commander of V.F.W. Post 5802 in DeQuincy. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a retired electrician with Citgo. Those left to cherish his memory are his two sons, James Eric Hester of Sulphur, LA and Michael Tanner Hester of DeQuincy, LA; two sisters, Dana Haley of Singer and Lucille Gadman of Amarillo, TX; five grandchildren, Jay Hester, Sara Hester, Tanner Hester, Katrina Hester and Wyatt Hester; four great-grandchildren, Harmony Hester,...
DeQuincy - James Hester, 69, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, in a local hospital.
James was born and lived all his life in DeQuincy. He was a United States Navy veteran of Vietnam. He was the commander of V.F.W. Post 5802 in DeQuincy. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a retired electrician with Citgo.
Those left to cherish his memory are his two sons, James Eric Hester of Sulphur, LA and Michael Tanner Hester of DeQuincy, LA; two sisters, Dana Haley of Singer and Lucille Gadman of Amarillo, TX; five grandchildren, Jay Hester, Sara Hester, Tanner Hester, Katrina Hester and Wyatt Hester; four great-grandchildren, Harmony Hester, Aurora Gauthier, John Dolan Hoggatt, and Ryan Nikkole Hoggatt.
His service will be 10:00am Monday, March 17, in Hixson-Snider Funeral Home of DeQuincy. Visitation is from 2:00 - 9:00pm Sunday, March 16 and will resume Monday 8:00am until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the VFW Post 5802 of DeQuincy or Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS. 66675. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

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