Obituary for James Kennith Lester

James Kennith Lester, age 84 of Dublin passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born June 27, 1936 in Cedar Bluff, Virginia, he was the son of the late Grat Walker Lester and Della Mae Vencill Lester. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ann Ray Lester; and fourteen siblings.

He was retired from Volvo with over 25 years of service.  He attended the Newbern Church of God.

He is survived by


James Darrell Lester and wife, Abi-Christiansburg

Kimberly Branson and husband, Michael- Missouri

Jamie Shawn Lester and wife, Amanda- Dublin

Nine Grandchildren

One Great Granddaughter

Sister– Louise Rupert and husband, Clyde- Woodbridge, VA

Brother- Eugene Lester- Manassas, VA

Funeral services will be Thursday, 2:00 p.m. June 17, 2021 at the Newbern Church of God, Wilderness Road, Newbern with Pastor Bucky Cruff officiating.  Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church.

To sign the online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneral

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family