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1969 James 2021

James Randall “Randy” Hester Jr.

October 27, 1969 — September 2, 2021

Randy was born on October 27, 1969 in Atlanta, GA to the late James Randall Hester, Sr. and Carol Nix Hester. He was successful small business owner in the appliance industry for over 30 years. He was a devoted husband to his wife and a outstanding father to 5. Randy was the type of man that when anyone needed anything, no matter the hour, he would drop what he was doing and go. He was strong, determined and compassionate. He enjoyed working, NASCAR and Alan Jackson but loved his family most of all.

Funeral services will be held at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 beginning at 6:00 PM with Pastor Roger Morrison officiating. The family will receive friends after the service. In keeping with efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, social distancing guidelines will be observed and facemasks will be required.

Randy is preceded in death by his father, James Randall Hester, Sr. His mother, Carol Nix Hester and his sister Michelle Lenz.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 35 years, Michelle Hester; daughters, Stefanie Hester of Smiths Station, AL and Jennifer Hester of Kennesaw, GA; sons, James Randall Hester, III of Columbus, GA; Shane Hester (Isa) of Phenix City, AL, Hunter Hester of Columbus, GA. Brother, Tim Hester (Tina) of Phenix City, AL. Sister, Amanda Martin (Chris) of Springville, AL; grandchildren, Bowen Hester, Tenley Hester, Brody Hester, Emmaleigh Long, Macy Eiland, and Eli Eiland. Many nephews, nieces and extended family.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Columbus Chapel

4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907

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