Jimmy Rogers Lester

February 29, 1944 - June 28, 2014

Jimmy Rogers Lester, age 70, of Alum Ridge in Floyd County, passed away at his home, Saturday, June 28, 2014. He was born February 29, 1944 in Floyd County. He is survived by his wife Sherry Shelton Lester; three children, Jamie Lester, Ragan Phillips and Chase Lester; eleven grandchildren; and one sister, Edna Fryer. He was loved greatly and will be sorely missed. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Lester Cemetery with President David Light officiating. Friends may call after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014 at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, VA. ( 540) 745-2007.

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Pat, Diana, and Teddy and Pam and Family

Pearisburg, VA
June 29, 2014

Sherry, We are so sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Pat, Diana, and Teddy and Pam and Family

Jessica Clower McGrath

Laconia, NH
June 30, 2014

I am deeply saddened to hear of your family’s loss. I would like to express my sincerest sympathies to Sherry, Jamie, Ragan, and Chase. My thoughts and prayers are with you, and those prayers extend to all of the other members of the Lester family. May you find peace and comfort in your time of grief, and discover strength through the love and fellowship of friends. With sincere condolences, Jessica Clower McGrath