d: April 2, 2017
Donald Hester, 88, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 2.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening April 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Edgar & Jenkins Funeral Home, Burnet.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 6, at First Lutheran Church in Burnet with interment to follow at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet.
He married his wife Ruth on April 8, 1954 and together they raised 4 daughters.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents Luther and Mollie Hester; daughter Rhonda Flowers; grandchildren Elizabeth FitzSimon and Shelley FitzSimon; sisters Louise Province, Frances Switzer and brother, Johnny Hester.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Hester; daughters Lois FitzSimon and husband John, Sue Hanson and husband Richard, Gaye Woodard and husband Preston; grandchildren, Taylor Flowers, Margarete White, Stephanie FitzSimon, John FitzSimon IV, Jennifer Riley, John Koch, Ashley Dunn and Kevin Knight; great grandchildren, Joslynn FitzSimon, Zayla FitzSimon, Devyn Frazier, Gage White, Gavan White, Gillian White; brothers, O. D. Hester and L. D. Hester.
Memorial donations may be made in Donald's memory to First Lutheran Church, 133 Apollo Dr, Burnet.