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Dr. George Arnold Lester

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Dr. George Arnold Lester Obituary
Dr. George Arnold Lester

Services celebrating the life of Dr. George Arnold Lester will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria, with Reverend Joe Haynes officiating. Burial will follow at Alexandria Memorial Gardens.

The family asks that visitation be observed Monday, April 29, 2013 at the funeral home, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Mr. Lester, 81, of Alexandria, passed from this life on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at CHRISTUS St. Francis Cabrini hospital.

Dr. Lester graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1958. He and his family moved to Alexandria in 1959 at which time he opened his Veterinarian Medicine Practice at 3908 Lee St. He continued to practice at this same location until falling ill earlier this week. He was a member of the National Federation of Veterinarians and was a loving father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather that will be dearly missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George B. and Dorothy Ward Lester.

Those left to cherish his memory include his Life partner Edie Davenport; sons, Ron Lester and wife, Ellen, George "Greg" Lester and wife, Beth, David "Allen" Lester and wife, Christina; daughters, Jan L. Clark and husband, Kenny, Pam L. Nethery and husband, Randall, Allison L. Hancock and husband, Scott; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley L. Hudson and numerous other family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude's.

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Published in The Town Talk on Apr. 29, 2013
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