Olin O. (Fritz) Hester, 89, of Alexander, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 23. He was born Aug. 28,1923, in Benton. Mr. Hester was a U.S. Army veteran, a mechanic and a 74-year member of Springhill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Josie B. Hester; wife Bertha (Midge) Hester; and a son, Ronald Gene Hester.
He is survived by his son, Roger Hester; daughter Elizabeth Ann Pierce; five grandchildren, Dana Archer Moore, Steven Setta, Kristin Hester Jackson, Courtney Hester and Megan Hester; two great-grandsons, Noah and Elliot Moore; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Springhill Baptist Church on Springhill Road.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .
Family Comments: A special thank you to Dee Dee Perry and Elizabeth Vines of Baptist Hospice.