Gary Duane Hester


RED BAY, AL – Gary Duane Hester, 56, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Savannah Health Care and Rehab Center in Savannah, TN. Private graveside services will be Friday, January 29, at Halltown Cemetery, Vina, AL with Bro. Bill Harper and Bro. Ralph Culp officiating.  Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements. Gary was a lifelong fan of Alabama Crimson Tide Football and NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife-Anita Hester; daughter-Mallory Gordon (John); one grandson-Justin Humphres; one step-granddaughter-Raegan Gordon; his father-Kelly Hester (Clara); two brothers-Mike Hester (Rhonda) and Josh Hester (Amanda) and nieces, nephews and numerous extended family.

He was preceded in death by his mother-Carol Messer Hester; an infant granddaughter-Kristyn Madelyn Gordon and his grandparents.

The family extends a special thank you to the staff of AHC Savannah located in Savannah, TN. Monetary donations in Gary’s memory can be sent to AHC Savannah, 1645 Florence Rd. Savannah, TN 38372.