MOUNT VERNON — Donald “Pinkie” Lester, 58, of Mount Vernon died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Knox Community Hospital.
He was born Dec. 25, 1949, in Richlands, Va., to the Emory and Cassie (Lawson) Lester.
He is survived by his mother, Cassie Lester of Mount Vernon; sister, Janice C. Strouse of Mount Vernon; brother, Floyd P. (Alice) Lester of Fredericktown; niece, Roxanne Wolford of Mount Vernon; two nephews, Doug (Ginger) Lester of Fredericktown and Mike (Elaine) Strouse of Brinkhaven; and good friend, Terry White of Mount Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his father; and niece’s husband, George Wolford.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Pastor Bill Fennell officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. The Dilley Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the family’s arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.