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Robert Kimmy "Kimbo" Lester

January 26, 1955 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Robert Kimmy Lester Obituary

Robert Kimmy “Kimbo” Lester, 68 of Baisden, WV departed this life Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from his residence.  Born January 26, 1955 at Welch, WV he was the son of the late Eule and Helen (Cline) Lester.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother: Timothy John Lester.

Kimbo was a 1973 graduate of Gilbert High School, he was an avid Gilbert Lions fan, then he became a Mingo Central fan also.  He loved sports, going to races, and spending time with his family and friends.  He attended the First Missionary Baptist Church of Justice, WV.

Those left to love and cherish his memory are his sons: Tyler Lester of Gilbert Creek and Trey (Lauren) Lester of Beckley, WV; his expected grandson: Kason Zane Lester; sisters: Cindy (Bobby) Endicott and Debbie (Ronnie) Mounts, all of Baisden, WV; brother: Donald (Brenda) Lester of Sissonville, WV; special cousin: Jared (Barbie) Lester of Hanover, WV; 2 special little girls: Alyssa and LaRandi Gail Compton of Baisden, WV; nephews: Brian Mounts of Baisden, WV and Bobby Derrick Endicott of Charleston, WV; great nephew: Eric Dotson of Charleston, WV; nieces: Joyce Saltsman of Louisville, KY, Rachel Horn; great niece: Brooke Mounts, both of Charleston, WV.  He also leaves behind a host of other dear relatives and friends left to always love and cherish his memory.

Friends may gather with the family Monday, January 29, 2024 in the chapel of Mounts Funeral Home from 12:00 till 1:00 pm, where funeral services will commence at 1:00 pm with Pastor Jim Nagy and Assistant Pastor Timer May officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mounts Cemetery at Baisden, WV.

Kimbo will be carried to his resting place by pallbearers: Brian Mounts, Brian, Wessley, Jared, and Hunter Lester, Brett Evans, Heath Bradford, Kenny Trent, Trey and Tyler Lester, Derrick and Bobby Endicott, Edmond and Andy Grimmett, Caleb and Stevie (Whitey) Lester.

Honorary pallbearers are: Howard Lee, Kim Ellis, Tim (Shanks) Cline, Timothy "Bruzz" and Glen (Bao) Gravely, David Cantrell, Ken, Randall, and James Randall Lester, Ted and Gordon Carter.

He may be gone from our sight, but the memories made with our friends will always remain in our hearts.

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Visitation
Monday
January 29, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Mounts Funeral Home Chapel
Mounts Funeral Home, 253 4th Av.
Gilbert, WV 25621

Funeral Service
Monday
January 29, 2024

1:00 PM
Mounts Funeral Home Chapel
Mounts Funeral Home, 253 4th Av.
Gilbert, WV 25621

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