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Ardell Hester

June 26, 1928 ~ June 4, 2017 (age 88)

Obituary

Douglas Ardell Hester, 88, of Springfield, died Sunday June 4, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday June 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Smith, Randy Hester, and Tim Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Delvin Hester, Troy Atkins, Wayne Carlisle, Matt Harris, Josh Lambert, and Ian Atwood serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Nick Bryant, Tommy Hall, and the employees of the Robertson County Highway Department. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Hester was born June 26, 1928 in Stewart County to the late Henry T. and Cora Mae Shelby Hester. He was a retired machine operator with the Robertson County Highway Department, where he had 59 years of service. Mr. Hester was a member of North Springfield Baptist Church. He loved to mow yards, spend time with his grandchildren, and watch baseball on TV. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Raydell, Eugene, and Winfield, by his sister: Vonnie Mae Duff, and by his great great grandchild: Charles Brandon Whitehead.

Mr. Hester is survived by his wife of 69 years: Mamie Gainous Hester of Springfield, sons and daughters-in-law: Lanny and Margaret Hester of Greenbrier, Jackie and Myra Jean Hester of Cedar Hill, daughters and son-in-law: Sue Binkley of Springfield, Janie and Larry Perry of Cedar Hill, brothers: Nathan "Speedy" Hester of Washington State, WA, Kenneth Hester of Buchanan, R.B. Hester of Pleasant View, Gayland Hester of Springfield, 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the North Springfield Baptist Church or to Gideon's International


Cemetery Details

Springfield Memorial Gardens
4005 Memorial Blvd.
Springfield, TN, 37172

Visitation

JUN 6. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

Visitation

JUN 7. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

Funeral Service

JUN 7. 2:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

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