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James M. Lester

August 14, 1942 ~ January 6, 2019 (age 76)

James M. Lester, 76, of Canyon passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019,

Services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Brooks Chapel with Rev. David Crump, officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 P.M. at Wheeler Cemetery in Wheeler.

James was born on August 14, 1942 in Wheeler to Edgar and Vera Tucker Lester. He graduated from Mobeetie High School. He did a lot of masonry work in the Amarillo area and retired from WTA&MU, where he worked as an equipment operator. He loved the outdoors especially fishing.

He was survived by his daughter, Carol Miller; son, James Allen Lester and wife Shelia; all of Mobeetie; 8 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to BSA Hospice of the Southwest, 5211 SW 9th Ave., Ste. 100, Amarillo, TX 79106.


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