Billy Loyd Hester, 86, of Denton, passed away on Wednesday Juy 23, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital of Denton. He was born July 27, 1927, in Denton to Henry and Lucy Mae (Gore) Hester. He was a graduate of Denton High school, and a member of the Baptist Church. He was a retired Postal Clerk at the TWU Post Office. He was married to Marjorie Lynn Selzer on September 4, 1949, in Denton, and she passed away on April 17, 1993.
Mr. Hester is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Martha Lynn and Mike Chastain of Emory; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Tammy Hester of Oak Point; sister, Maydell Jackson of Houston; and brother, Donny Hester of Corinth; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home, 705 N. Locust, Denton, and a private family graveside service will be held at the Sanger Cemetery in Sanger, TX. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to be made to Faith Presbyterian Hospice, 4350 Sigma Rd., Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75244. Online condolences may be left at www.mulkeymasondenton.com .