Nolan Hester

Nolan Hester


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.