Saturday, Jan 12, 2019
October 13, 1943 - January 06, 2019
Mr. Bennie Ester
Mr. Bennie Louis Ester, age 75, a resident of De Queen, Arkansas, passed from this life on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in the CHRISTUS St. Michael Heath System, Texarkana, Texas.
Bennie was born on October 13, 1943, in Ashdown, Arkansas, to the late Reather and Feola White Ester. After graduating from the Ashdown High School in 1961, Bennie served 11 years with the United States Army and retired after serving another nine years with the Army National Guard. After retiring from the Army, Bennie worked as a Security Supervisor for Pilgrims Pride in De Queen. He enjoyed fishing and jogging, but most of all, he cherished the time spent with his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Alice Ann Fricks and Mary Virginia Shoal.
He leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Roshawnda Ester of Fort Worth, Texas and Tiffany Ester of De Queen; one son, Benny Ester of De Queen; four grandchildren, Reneisha Ester of Fort Worth, Teonna and Marquez Ester, both of De Queen and Donovan Ester of De Queen; as well as, nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
A Memorial Visitation for Mr. Bennie Ester with military rites will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 12, 2019, in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. You may send an online sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.