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 Thomas Sprinkle Hester, Sr

Thomas Sprinkle Hester, Sr

Birth
Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, USA
Death 29 Sep 2011 (aged 89)
Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 120766417 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Harrell Parker
  • Added: 24 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120766417
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Sprinkle Hester, Sr (24 Dec 1921–29 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120766417, citing Flat Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery, Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Harrell Parker (contributor 47747084) .