Jack Lester

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 1, 2016

Funeral services for Jack Lester, 86, of Anacoco
will be held Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville, with Rev. Bob Rutherford and Rev. Dennis Moses officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Island Cemetery in Pickering.
Visitation will
be from 8 a.m. until service Thursday in the funeral home.
Jack, the son of Jesse and Mary Frances Whittington Lester, was born February 24, 1930 in DeRidder. He passed away Tuesday, June 28 at his residence.
He retired as a
Merchant Marine after 38 years working for Sabine Towing & Kirby Shipping. Jack had a passion for art and was a member of the Abundant Life Church in DeRidder.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Glo Lester of Anacoco; son,
Lonnie and wife Naomi Lester; daughter, Karen and husband Clyde Day, all of DeRidder; step-children; Audie and wife Alice Hunt of Simpson, Pam and husband Mike Hudgins of Ashville, N.C., Robbyn and wife Gail Hunt of Anacoco, and Rhonda and husband
Wayne Jackson of Coraopolis, Penn.; brother, Harold L. Lester of DeRidder; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Lester Family at www.labbymemorial.com.