Garland “Lynn” Hester born December 9, 1947 in Hopkinsville, KY and passed away December 6, 2019 in Tarpon Springs, Florida. The only child of Garland Walker Hester and Mary Lou Roe Good. He served two tours in Vietnam with the Air Force and Military police. He was an Industrial Engineer for A.O. Smith in Mt. Sterling, Ky and later transferred to Mebane, N.C. He spent his last years of retirement living in Florida with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Crystal Johnson (Larry) McAdoo, Jennifer Waller, Surgee Johnson, Stephanie (Jacob) Stutts, and Caleb (Mandy) Crowell.

And Grandchildren: Brittany Lynn Johnson, Waylynn Waller, Kayla Stutts and Carter Crowell.

He was an avid reader and Civil War buff. Lover of all animals (Most recently his 4 beloved rescue pugs). This intelligent, most humorous and compassionate man will be terribly missed. A military service will be held this Spring at Pleasant Hills Cemetery in Elkton, Ky. In lieu of flowers please donate to your local VFW or Humane Society.