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Joe Hester

April 5, 1943 — January 12, 2008

Joe Hester, 64, of Valdosta, died on Saturday, January 12, 2008 at South Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born in DeFuniak Springs, FL to the late Charles & Doy Hester and formerly of Jacksonville, Mr. Hester had lived here since 1969. He was a graduate of Florida State University with an Accounting Degree. Mr. Hester was the former owner of The Sportsman’s Club and C.J.’s Pub & Pool.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Harriett R. Hester, of Valdosta; a son and his fiancée Charley Hester & Lynda Kurpis, both of Valdosta; a sister and brother in law, Biza & Paul Dirks of Tallahassee, FL; a brother and sister in law, Dr. Jim & Sally Hester of Cairo; and two grandchildren, Breanna & Emma Hester, both of Valdosta; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive Mr. Hester’s friends at the Carson McLane Funeral Home on Monday evening January 14, 2008 from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Langdale Hospice House, 2263 Pineview Dr., Valdosta, GA 31602 or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be conveyed to the family on the obituary page of Carson McLane Funeral Home.

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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