Douglas Arthur Lester, age 72, went home to be with the Lord on November 16, 2022. He was of the Baptist faith belonging to Red House Baptist Church. He was a wood carver, a sketch artist, and the captain of the Halls High School football team. He served in the military during the Vietnam War. He loved his family above all else.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Art and Trula Lester, and his sister; Brenda (Denard) Shaw.
He is survived by his wife; Deborah Lester, daughter; Misty (Junior) McKinney, grandchildren; Andrew (Felicia) Elliott and Amanda Elliott, great-grandchildren; Rylan and Brixley Ruble, siblings; Jacque Lester and Pam (Greg) Householder, and many other beloved nieces and nephews.
Receiving of friends will be Friday November 18, 2022, at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel from 6:00pm - 8:00pm with service to follow. Graveside burial will be Saturday November 19, 2022, at Red House Cemetery leaving in procession from Mynatt Funeral Home at 12:15 for a 1:00pm burial. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made towards his funeral services. Donations may be made to the Venmo account @deborahlester2 or to the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.mynattfh.com.