John C. Tester(1929 - 2013)

John C. Tester, 83, of Sedalia passed away, Thursday, February 7, 2013 at his home. He was born on May 17, 1929 in Bristol, TN, a son of Charles and Lena Mae (Tilson) Tester, Sr.

He enjoyed watching auto racing and talking about cars. He liked to be outdoors and go to Walmart. John was a very thoughtful and caring man, who especially loved being with his grandchildren.

He is survived by three children: Curtis Tester, of Washburn, Kristy Cardwell, of Sedalia, and Jonathan Tester, of Sedalia; five grandchildren: Nita Andrews, Krystal Basham, Alexis DeBates, Meredith Tester and Lydia Tester; two great grandchildren: Kaden and Alana Basham.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Charlie Tester.

There will be no services. Friends may leave condolences to the family at

Funeral Home

Rea Funeral Chapel
1001 S. Limit Sedalia, MO 65301
(660) 826-4732
Published in on Feb. 9, 2013