MENDENHALL - Richard Vance Lester, Sr., age 49, died on Sunday March 9, 2014 at his residence from a stroke.
He was born in Greenwood January 21, 1965 to the late Horace Eugene and Shirley Faye Vance Lester and resided in Florence most of his life. He liked to dirt track race and fish.
Visitation was 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Thursday at McNutt Cemetery in Schlater with Reverend Dennis McKay officiating.
Pallbearers were Kelly Adam, Troy Hill, Ken Cheeks, Eric Lester, Henry Phillips, Jr., Steve Digger, Cory Dixon and Kelly Cheeks. Burial was at McNutt Cemetery.
He is survived by his son, Vance Lester of Florence; two brothers, Horace Eugene Lester, Jr. of Philipp and James Daniel Lester of Philipp; a sister, Rhonda Jones of Eupora.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home is in charge and an online guestbook may be signed at williamsandlord.com.