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November 4, 2013

Leonard D. Hesterley Jr.


Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Leonard D. Hesterley Jr.

Funeral services for Leonard D. Hesterley Jr., 82, of Cullman were at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Fairview Methodist Church, Richard Saylor officiating, with burial in the church cemetery.

Moss-Service Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hesterley died Friday, Nov. 1 at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 11, 1930, to Leonard D. Hesterley Sr. and Tommie Zillah Ruth Pearson Hesterley. He was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his best friend and beloved pet, Ozzie; and two sisters, Mildred Huffman and Charlie Craft.

Survivors include three daughters, Rena (Jim) DeCosta of Derry, N.H., Shelia (Mike) Walker of Hanceville and Anna Brock of Cullman; two sisters, Anthonetta Eddleman and Ethelene Farmer, both of Cullman; four grandchildren, Misty (Jeremy) Carter, Rusty (Nell) Walker, Brandi (Brian) Steorts and Jody DeCosta; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Donations may be made to the American Cancert Association; flowers will also be accepted by the family.

Visitation was from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.