Richard M. Nestor, 68, of Brush, formerly of Sterling , passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Brush. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Tennant Funeral Home.|
Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, at Emmanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Matt Woodward officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
Richard was born Oct. 25, 1944, in Sterling to Melvin P. and Esther (Mason) Nestor and grew up and attended Atwood and Merino schools.
On Oct. 5, 1963, Richard married Ardith Davidson in Akron.
Richard started Richard Nestor and Sons Trucking presently known as Richard Nestor Inc, owning and operating it from 1965 until present.
Richard belonged to the Elks, Moose and OOIDA. Richard enjoyed motorcycles, boats, snowmobiling, camping, golf and trucking; also special times with his dog, Misty, as well as many other pets. His favorite phrase for his grandkids was "Put a lid on it."
Richard is survived by his wife Ardith of Brush; daughter, Jeri Anderson and husband Troy and their children Karsten, Kaleb, and Kaiser of Haxtun; son, Rod Nestor and wife Paula of Merino and their children, Mady and Austyn Nestor of Wichita, KS, Zach Baker and wife Amanda of Sterling, Erika Acres and husband Evan of Wake Forest, NC and Trey Nestor of Merino, and two grandsons of the late Richard Nestor Holden and Skyler Nestor of Sterling; brothers, Gerald and wife Gloria Nestor of Atwood, Kenneth and wife Susan Nestor of Merino, and Ron and wife, Bonnie Nestor of Sterling; sisters, Sharon and late husband Galen Reese of Atwood.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Esther, son, Richard; sister, Sandy McClanahan.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Richard Nestor Memorial in care of Tennant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.
Published in Brush News-Tribune on Apr. 3, 2013