Royce H. Hester, 86, of Bunker Hill, IL passed away at his residence in Bunker Hill, IL on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 9:46 am. He was born November 30, 1933, in Dover, TN to Edmond Dan Hester & Vivian (Miles) Hester. He married Glenda F. Green on May 17, 1959 in Trenton, KY. Royce retired after 38 years as a crane operator for Granite City Steel.. He is survived by his Wife: Glenda Hester of Bunker Hill, IL; Two Daughters, Melinda (Jeffrey) Bertels of Dorsey, IL, Millie (Matt) Hausman of Lees Summit, MO; Son, Michael (Laurie) Hester of Bunker Hill, IL; Six Grandchildren, Ashley (Bertels) Wilcox, Jordan Bertels, Shelby Hausman, Alec Hester, Clay Hausman, Paige Hester; Two Great-Grandchildren, Jack Wilcox, Vivien Wilcox; Sister, Marion Hamm of Bunker Hill, IL. Royce was preceded in death by his Parents, 2 Brothers and 3 Sisters.
Friends may call on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 12:00 pm until the time of service. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill, IL, with Pastor Patrick Thatcher officiating. Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Bunker Hill, IL. Memorials are suggested to BJC Hospice, Country Bible Church, or Donor's Choice. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Per the families wishes they ask anyone who will be attending to wear a mask, social distance, and avoid direct contact with the family. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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