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Thomas Sprinkle Hester, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1921
Vance County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2011
Vance County
North Carolina, USA

Thomas Sprinkle Hester, Sr. was born on December 24, 1921 and passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2011.

Mr. Hester served in World War II as a pilot in the United States Navy. He left active duty after the end of the war, but was called back into active duty when the Korean War broke out. During his naval career as a Commander, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, six Air Medals, a Navy Commendation, and two Battle Stars. A Navy Reserve Officer, he retired after twenty-two years of service.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at Flat Rock United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Pamela J. Gilliam. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ACTS (Area Christians Together In Service), 305 S. Chestnut Street, Henderson, NC 27536.
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  Irene Hamm Hester (1926 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Flat Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery
Vance County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Harrell Parker
Record added: Nov 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120766417
Thomas Sprinkle Hester, Sr
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