April 20, 1925 - July 6, 2021
Carl F. Lester, 96, of Bud Mountain, W.V., passed away at the Bowers Hospice House, on July 6, 2021, with loved ones by his side. Born on, April 20,1925, on Bud Mountain. He was the son of the late Lewis and Polly “Bishop” Lester. Carl was a proud Christian, and a member of the New Hope Old Regular Baptist Church for 60 years. Known by many as Uncle Carl, he was well-loved and always willing to lend a helping hand. He adored his children and grandchildren and was a wonderful Dad and Pawpaw. Carl retired from the Wyoming County Board of Education in 1988 after 15 years of service in the Herndon Schools. When he was still able he enjoyed going to church, camping, fishing and working on cars. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his precious daughter, Cathy Nuckolls, his son-in-law, Dale Burgess, brothers, Archie, Lonnie, and Jack Lester. His sisters, Bessie Lester Duscha, Ruby Lester Ferguson, and Charlotte Lester Peppel. Those left to cherish his memory, is his wife of 65 years, Lessie O’Neal Lester, brother, Bernard Martin, of Michigan, son, Larry Sansom and wife Cindy of Princeton, daughters Clara and husband John of Bud Mountain, Charlotte Burgess of Glen Rogers, Bonnie and Billy Justus of Brenton. Son-in- law Larry Nuckolls of Bud Mountain and close family friend Ronnie Lusk. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Services will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, July 12, 2021 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Elder John Caves officiating. Burial will follow in Hickory Ridge Cemetery, Bud Mountain. Friends may call one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home. Special thanks to the Bower Hospice house for their heartfelt love and compassionate care. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com The family of Carl Lester is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
Carl F. Lester, 96, of Bud Mountain, W.V., passed away at the Bowers Hospice House, on July 6, 2021, with loved ones by his side. Born on, April 20,1925, on Bud Mountain. He was the son of the late Lewis and Polly “Bishop” Lester. Carl... View Obituary & Service Information
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