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Charles Edward Lester

April 2, 2018 ~ April 1, 2018

Charles Edward Lester, 81, of Tazewell, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Park West Hospital, Knoxville, TN.  He was born in Feds Creek, KY on August 23, 1936 a son of the late Paris and Callie Bishop Lester.   He had been a coal miner.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janiteen Justice; daughter, Debbie Chittum, great-grandson, Preston Fisher; brothers, and sisters, Orville Lester, Mallard Lester, Clarence Lester, Julian Lester, Birgan Lester, Herbie Lester, Mary Alice Lester and Helen Price.

Survivors include his children, Scotty Lester and wife, Penny, Teresa Fisher and husband, Dwayne; David Lester and Chuck Lester; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister, Rosie Shortridge and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Services will be at 1:00 PM Noon Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Fletcher.  Burial will be at England Cemetery, Harrogate.  Pallbearers will be Joseph Jones, Chris North, Steven Fisher, Chris Fisher, and Josh Lester.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10 until 1:00 PM at Reece Funeral Home and Valley Chapel, Inc. which is honored to serve the Lester Family.   

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