Obituary of Jack Hester
Jack David Hester, 89, went home to be with the Lord on December 20, 2018.
Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held 2:00PM Wednesday December 26, 2018 at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Lyons officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Jack was born in Forsyth County on September 5, 1929 to the late Lum and Bessie Hester. After graduating from high school, Jack joined the United States Air Force. He completed Cadet training in 1952 and loved flying jets. In 1958, Jack was in the first class to graduate from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. He would later work for the United States Government for thirty-five years including working for the Civil Service Commission. He later completed his career as a Principle Security Agent with the FAA.
Jack was an avid tennis player and belonged to the Atlanta Tennis Association where his team won several tennis city championships. He was a longtime member of Morris Chapel United Methodist Church, where he taught the Robert West Sunday School class for 10 years.
Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-one years, Helen Hester of the home; daughters Pam Toole and Tim of Tennessee, and Lindy Rosado of South Carolina; grandchildren Lauren, Lindsey, Megan, Kaleigh and Ally; great-grandchildren Peyton, Harper, Emma, Gunner, Jack and Ellie; his sister Dot Duggins and many extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until time for service at the church.
Family and friends may view, and sign the guestbook at www.Pierce-JeffersonFuneralService.com
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations may be made to the Morris Chapel United Methodist Church, 2715 Darrow Road, Walkertown, 27051.
“The family wishes to thank the Phelps family, and the Morris Chapel United Methodist Church family for being so kind and helpful during this time.”