On Monday, March 29, 2021, Thurman Lee (Pete) Hester, husband, father of two and grandfather of two, passed away at age 86.
Thurman Lee (Pete) Hester was born on December 4, 1934 in Non, Oklahoma to Claude and Lola Hester and is preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, his brother, Billy and sisters, AnnaBelle and Lois.
After high school graduation Pete went to Blackwood Business College where he was certified in accounting. He joined the Navy and served our country for years, then returned to Oklahoma and began a career as a truck driver. He worked as an owner/operator and eventually retired from Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Thurman (Pete) was married to Lindya, and loved her family as his own. He is survived by her, her family, his two children, and two grandchildren. He leaves a son, Thurman ‘Lee’ Hester Jr., his wife Jennie, and their daughter Grace; and his daughter, Karyn, her husband Brad Corn and their daughter, Kelsey. These two grandchildren, Kelsey Corn and Grace Hester were the light of their Granpa’s eyes. He so loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
Services were held at Barnes and Freidrich Funeral Home, Midwest City, on Tuesday, April 6 th , with graveside services following at the Non Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Highland Park Baptist Church, Suncrest Hospice Care, and the VA Medical Center.