(ROANOKE) A graveside service for Jerone Hester, 71, of Roanoke will be Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery with Bro. Scott Whaley officiating.

The family will receive friends at 1207 LaFayette Hwy., Roanoke, after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, until 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9.

Mr. Hester passed away Monday, Sept. 6, at his residence.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Hester was born Sept. 23, 1949, the son of Homer Jefferson Hester Jr. and Doris Barnes Hester. He was a member of Lowell United Methodist Church and worked as a fixer for Amoco Mills.

Survivors include his mother, Doris Barnes Hester; two sons, Jeff Hester (Christena) of Roanoke and Joey Hester (Ashleigh) of Franklin, Ga.; grandchildren, Jeffery Hester (Kelsea), Jacob Hester (Kara), Jordan Hester, Donavan Hester (Ashley) and Gray Hester; and great-grandchildren, Kailena Hester, Theo Hester and Kyilar Hester. Mr. Hester was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Irene Kent Hester; father; and sister, Essie Teresa Hester.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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