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home : obituaries : obituaries July 8, 2020

4/7/2020 7:19:00 PM
Hillard Kenneth Hester
April 1, 1933 - April 5, 2020

CHERRYVILLE - Hillard Kenneth Hester, age 87, of Cherryville, N.C. passed away peacefully Sunday, April 5, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family and holding to his wife’s hand.

He was born April 1, 1933 in Gaston County to the late John Clifton and Annie Whitworth Hester. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and retired from Eaton Corporation. Hillard enjoyed working on lawnmowers and doing woodworking. He always had a smile on his face and was truly kind to others.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Christy Hester; sister, Shirley Hester Gales; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Stonewall and Athalee Scates; brothers-in-law, Steve Scates, Richard Pruitt, and Jasper Gales; and sisters-in-law, Jerri Ramsey and Brenda Morrison.

Survivors include his devoted wife of 66 years, Margie Scates Hester; sister, Brenda Hester Pruitt; brother, R. Steve Hester and wife Sue; brother-in-law, Butch Scates and wife Pat; sister-in-law, Dottie Towery and husband Ed; numerous nieces and nephews; his McDonald’s friends; his church family; and several close family friends.

DUE TO THE EXECUTIVE ORDER FROM THE GOVERNOR OF NC, A private graveside service will be held at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Dale Hendricks officiating.

Memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church – Building Fund, 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021 or Gaston Hospice, 258 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.

Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.

Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Hester family.




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Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2020
Article comment by: KENNETH HILLARD

MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE



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