Lonnie Lewis Lester

July 12, 1943 - March 26, 2023

Lonnie Lewis Lester, 79, of Bent Mountain, VA, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday March 26th. Lonnie was the owner of General Heating and Air and served the people of Virginia and West Virginia for many years. Making friends everywhere he went. He was a member of 7th Day Adventist Church for 60 Years. He was preceded by his parents: John and Ethel Lester; siblings: Raymond Lester and Naoma Cochran; sister-in-law: Joanne; best friends: Ray and Martha Smith and Jack Chapman. Survived by wife of 59 years: Judy Lester; two sons: Michael Lester (Teresa), David Lester and his girlfriend Julie and her daughter Mia; grandchildren: Brandon (Fiancé Ashley and her son Danyl), Michael II, Michaela, and Tiffanie; great grandchildren: Kinziee and Gatlin; siblings: Floyd (Martha), James “Russ” (Margaret), Johnny (Patricia), Ken and Ida Mae; best friends: Larry and Dorlia Cox, Kenny and Carol Calhoun, and Ann Chapman; two fury friends: Pistol and Shotgun. Services will be held Friday March 31 at 1PM at Beckley Church of God, 2213 S. Kanawha St. with burial following at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 105 Sand Stone Dr. Beckley, WV 25801. The family will receive friends one hour before service time at the church. Those serving as pallbearers are: Mike Lester, Brandon Lester, Gatlin Lester, Tom Shupe, Rick Shupe, James Shupe, Howard Cox, and Dougie Ratcliff. Special Thanks to Gardner Funeral Home of Floyd, and MediHome Hospice.

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Sue Blackwell

Pilot, Va.
March 29, 2023

Lonnie and Mike put our lst Heat Pump in our new house in 1996 and we never forgot them. Lonnie and Mike were so nice and over the years Mike has been back to service our heat pump again. Lonnie was the kind of person you never forgot. So sorry for your loss....prayers for the family.

Steve and Rosalie Moran

March 29, 2023

Sonya Mason

Salem, VA
March 30, 2023

Mike and Teresa, I'm so deeply sorry for the passing of your precious dad. Sending your entire family love and prayers up. In Sympathy, Sonya

Frank and Beth Furrow

Roanoke, VA
March 30, 2023

Judy, Thank you for your friendship. We were saddened to learn of your husband passing. We are so sorry for the loss of your husband, and can not imagine the weight of your loss. We will be praying and thinking of you and your family during these days and the days to come.