Lester Solomon Durham
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 1:00 P.M., in the Hephzibah United Methodist Church with Reverend T.G. Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Gormley, Billy Maynard, Kenneth Moore, Joe Clemmons, Joe Thompson and Al Abbott.
Others survivors include his daughter Lorie Dekle and her husband Larry; sons, Alan Durham and his wife Cara, Christian Durham and his wife Angela; three grandchildren, Cecil Simmons, Justin Tate and Conner Durham.
Lester was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Hephzibah United Methodist Church. He enjoyed collecting and restoring antique cars. He was a race car driver in the 1960’s and was recently inducted into The Augusta International Speedway’s Hall of Fame and was employed by Clearwater Finishing Plant for 25 years.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the Hephzibah United Methodist Church Blg. Fund 4431 Brothersville Road Hephzibah, GA 30815 or to the Salvation Army 1384 Greene Street Augusta, GA 30901.
The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.