Lynn A. Hester Sr., 84, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at his residence.
A live-stream memorial service will take place at 2:00 pm Saturday, June 20, 2020 by visiting http://www.wheelanpressly.com/live-stream.
Lynn was born on January 17, 1936 in Eads, TN, the son of L.B. Hester and Bessie Westbrook. He married Ethel “Sally” Donelson on October 10, 1954 in Eads, TN. Lynn worked at John Deere & Co., retiring in 1995. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, doing yardwork and playing the lotto. Lynn was a huge wrestling fan and loved the blues.
Lynn is survived by his children and spouses, Shirley Phelps, Doris and Zach Crider, Carolyn and Mike Robinson, Sylvia Hester, Gail and Warren Miller, Vicki and Anthony Little, Sandra Hester, Teresa and Bill Offutt, Tasha Hester, Todd Hester, and Lavette Johnson; host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister, Anna Marie (Gary) Morris; and aunt, Willieann Bradley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Hester; sons, Lynn Jr. and Curtis Hester; sisters, Essie Grandberry and Dorothy Grandberry; brother, Odell Hester; his parents; and son-in-law, Jerry Phelps.
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