Nolan Hester

Nolan Hester

1942-2017

Memorial services for Nolan Hester, 75, of Golden, were held Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at Hilliard Funeral Home with Pastor Samuel Priddy officiating and Kurt Beverly assisting.

A graveside service followed at Beck's Chapel Cemetery in Athens.

Mr. Hester passed away Aug. 15, 2017, at his home.

He was born Jan. 12, 1942, in Athens. He had been a resident of Golden for 31 years, formerly living in Van. He served in the army after high school and was a talented builder. He owned Hester Construction for 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Hester and Izora Jock Hester; and his brother, Marvin Lavon Hester.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hester of Golden; children, Reese Hester and wife, Gayla of Colfax, Carla Hemphill and husband, Lynn of Van, and Candel Russell of Van; brother, Wayne Hester and wife, Joyce of Athens; step-children, Steve Roach and wife, Kathy, Cricket Moffett, and Misty Rogers and husband, Joe, all of Golden; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Caleb Hemphill, Dustin Moffett, Tommy Thomas, Matthew Rogers, Aubry Roach, Jim Maynard, Dale Welch and Glen Thurman.