ELIZABETHTOWN — Herbert Thomas "Mr. Tommy" Hester, 67, of Elizabethtown passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his son Matthew Hester, his parents Robert and Mary Hester, and his brother Robert James Hester II.
Survivors include his wife Cindy B. Hester of the home; one son Robert Thomas Hester and one grandson Cole Hester, both of Elizabethtown.
Mr. Tommy was an avid fisherman, hunter and coin collector. He loved working at Walmart communicating with people on a daily basis but his greatest passion was working with the Boy Scouts of America. He will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved him.
The family received friends from 2 until 2:45 p.m. at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home on Sunday, April 27, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Tatum officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boy Scouts of America Troop 600, P.O. Box 492, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.