Alton Monroe Hester, 59, a resident of Raeford, N.C., died Monday, November 29, 2010, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, N.C.
Born May 6, 1951, he was the son of the late James Moseley, Jr. and Florine Clary Moseley. He was devoted to his country and was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps and in the Army National Guard for 33 years.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Lowery Hester, Raeford, N.C.; children: Alex Hester, Hillsborough, N.C., Kim Hester Sanders and her husband, Robbie, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., Vincent Lowery and Stephen Locklear and his wife, Myra, of Raeford, N.C., and Mitchell Locklear and his wife, Glenda, Concord, N.C.; brothers: Wilson Ray Hester and wife, Lisa, and Walter Lee Hester, of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., Jackie Cole Hester and wife, Debbie, of Gaston, and James Edward “Pete” Moseley and wife, Jenny, of Loganville; two sisters, Betty Jean Hester Stokes and husband, Bill, of Jefferson, and Doris Moseley Patterson, of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; grandchildren: Andrew, Amanda, Jason, Sierra, Kasidy, Kyle, and Evan, Adrian Lowery and Jeremy Lowery of Raeford, N.C., Mitchell Gray Locklear and Lucas Gage Locklear of Concord, N. C. and Chloe Lowery of Lumberton, N.C.; special friends, Buster and Rosa Harris; and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. on Friday, December 3, at 3 p.m. conducted by the Revs. Teddy Jacobs, Damien Revels and Annie Marie Smith. Burial will follow in Old Cedarwood Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, December 2, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service, Roanoke Rapids, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.
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