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Robert Palmer Lester

May 10, 1947 — November 20, 2019


Robert Palmer Lester, 72, was called “home” with his family by his side on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Family and friends may call Monday (Nov. 25) from 1 to 2 pm at Weeks-Keysor Funeral Home, 5 Phelps St., Lyons, where a funeral service will follow at 2 pm.  Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Lyons.

Robert was born May 10, 1947 in Lyons, a son to the late George A. and Ruth Brundidge Lester.  He was a past resident of Sodus IRA, where he participated in Day Program at Key Industries where he met his long-time girlfriend, Alice Rogers.  He then moved home to Clyde with his family in 2014.  He also attended Day Program and made many friends at ARC of Seneca Cayuga.  He was especially proud of his vegetable garden.

Robert is survived by 2 brothers, George of Clyde and Charles of Martville; 2 nieces, Jo-Leen Sibley of Clyde and Ruth Ann Trumble of Newark; nephew, Charles (Amy) Lester, Jr. of Martville; great-niece, Jane Goodman of Newark; 2 great-nephews, Richard Goodman of Clyde and Charles Lester III of Martville; 2 great-great nephews, Matthew McGahen, Jr. and Javin Hobbs of Newark and many extended family.




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