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Raymond T. Lester

Raymond T. Lester, 76, Taswell, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at 4:30 a.m. at Todd-Dickey Nursing Home in Leavenworth.
Born June 7, 1930, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Lovie Lester.
He was a mechanic for Brown-Forman Distillery in Louisville and a Marine, who served in the Korean Conflict and received two Purple Hearts.
Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Survivors include his companion, Anna Kennedy of Taswell; his former wife, Helen Lester; two sons, Michael T. Lester of Pleasure Ridge, Ky., and Jeffery Lester of Mableton, Ga.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial service: Saturday, Dec. 23, at 2:30 p.m. at Mifflin Community Church.
Arrangements: Denbo Funeral Home in English.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Southwest Indian Foundation, P.O. Box 86, Gallup, NM 87301.