Lynwood Howard "Lenny" Hester, 61, of Spotsylvania passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018 surrounded by family and friends at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Lenny was born to parents Chancellor Hester and Callie Duke Hester on January 15, 1957 in Spotsylvania. He graduated from Spotsylvania High School. Lenny then went onto work for VDOT for 22 years; then went to Battlefield Heating and Cooling and also has worked for Massey Construction for the last 18 years. Lenny was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved his time on the lake and exploring the woods. He also had a love for softball and baseball. Survivors include his wife, Diana M. Lester; sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Donald Herndon; daughters Kristina M. Hester and Kimberly L. Hester; son David L. Hester; sister-in-law Judy Hester; nieces Donna Gaul and Tanya Tignor; grandchildren Kayla Hester, Isaiah, Gabby, Callie; and great-granddaughter Kayliana Hester. He was proceded in death by his mother, Callie Duke Hester; father Chancellor Bob Hester; and brother Chancellor Hester Jr. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 29 at Good Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Lancour. Online guestbook at