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Otis Lee Lester

Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 71)
Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, USA
Burial Knox County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 111815294 · View Source
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Otis Lee Lester, age 71, of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born on September 4, 1941 in Grundy, Virginia to the late Thurman and Ada (Helton) Lester.

Otis retired in 2002 from Amerigas Propane Company in Mansfield after 23 years of service. In his retirement years he liked to wood work, watch westerns and play poker with his family and friends. He was very involved with his grandchildren and actively attended church.

Otis is survived by his wife of 52 years, Cora Sue (Madison) Lester; to whom he married on Jan. 27, 1961 at the Kenton County Court House in Covington, Kentucky. He is also survived by his children, Allen (Susan) Lester of Mount Vernon, Mike (Lisa) Lester of Mount Vernon and Michele (Todd) Leasure of Chillicothe, his grandchildren, Dillon (Erin Wright) Lester, Joshua Lester, Blake Hunt and Jacob Leasure, two brothers, Larry (Sue) Lester, Robert (Marie) Lester and a sister, Linda Lester.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Burgess and a brother, Willie Lester.

Friends may call on Thursday, June 6th from 5:00 – 8:00PM at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday at 1:00PM in Amity Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Bill Miller
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111815294
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Otis Lee Lester (4 Sep 1941–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111815294, citing Amity Cemetery, Knox County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bill Miller (contributor 46926687) .