George G. Hester

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George G. Hester

December 07, 1948 - August 07, 2018

George G. Hester, 69, Anderson, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.
George was born on Dec. 7, 1948, in Anderson, to George and Violet (Brown) Hester. He attended Marion High School and Union Bible Seminary. George enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served in Vietnam from 1967-1970 and received a Purple Heart. He was affected by Agent Orange during his tour of duty.
He retired from the Indiana State Board of Health and Indiana State Board of Animal Health in 2005 as a meat inspector for 23 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his daughters, Angela (Jimi) Pratcher and Donita Hester (JaTee Dale), all of Anderson; son, Daniel (Pam) Hester of Bargersville; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Deborah Keeley of Middletown and Cathy Rule of Utah; two nieces; two nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Phillip Hester; twin great-grandsons, MiKyng and Kevin Lantz Jr.
Services honoring George's life and legacy will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Noffze Funeral Home, 501 N. Harrison St., Alexandria. Family friend Ronnie Neff will officiate. Interment will follow with military honors will take place in the Marion National Cemetery in Marion.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Monday prior to the services.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Stepping Stones of Madison County through the funeral home.
Noffze Funeral Home is honored to care for George and the Hester family.
Online condolences: owensmemorialservices.com.
Published on August 8, 2018
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Monday 13 Aug

1:00 PM

Noffze Funeral Home

501 North Harrison Street, Alexandria, IN, USA

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Monday 13 Aug

2:00 PM

Marion National Cemetery

Marion, Indiana

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Carol Pender McMurray
Aug 12, 2018
So sorry. George was such a character, a Marine to the end, fighting.
Aug 12, 2018