Mr. James Luther Hester, 81, of Clover, SC, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, SC.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at M. L. Ford & Sons, 209 N. Main St., Clover, SC with the Rev. Dr. Elwood Seamster officiating. Interment will be in Woodside Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour before the service.
Mr. Hester was born May 26, 1941, in Gastonia, NC to the late Ira Eugene and Stella Rogers Hester. He was the widower of Betty Faye Bolin Hester and was a past member of the National Guard.
Survivors are his sons Donald Hester (Cynthia) and Michael Hester (JoAnn) both of Clover, SC; sisters Mary Bush of York, SC and Betty Lou Crews of Gastonia, NC; grandchildren Angie Hester (Byron), Jesse Hester (Caylee), Savannah Hester (Nathan), Chad Lingerfelt (Michelle) and Jennifer Addison (T. Jay); and great grandchildren Aniyah Robbins, Kara Hester, Diana Hester, Levi Addison, Jake Addison, Lukas Addison, Chloe Lingerfelt, and Will Lingerfelt. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Becky Hester; his son, James Hester; sisters, Inuce Hunter, Cleo Cook, and Florence Gill; and his brother George Hester.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 490 Griggs Road, Clover, SC 29710 or Bethel Baptist of Filbert, P. O. Box 1250, Clover, SC 29710.