NICHOLSON - Charles David Lester, 75, died Saturday September 14, 2013.
He was the son of the late Van and Isabelle Kesler Lester. Mr. Lester was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Roling Lester; a sister, Juanita Erwin; and longtime friend, Ann McDaniel. He was a plumber and had been employed by the Richard B. Russell Research Center in Athens. He was an avid racing and sports fan and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Lynn L. and Edward Walker, Cartersville; and grandchildren, Caroline and Jake Walker, both of Cartersville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the services.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Paul Pittman, Randy Jones, Jim Hines, Steve Feldner, Nelson Nash, and Eddie Bouknight.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30345.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.