John Gary Lester

April 12, 1998July 19, 2018
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John Gary Lester, age 20, passed away peacefully July 19, 2018 at UVa Transitional Care Hospital. John was born April 12, 1998 in Pennsylvania. He enjoyed writing, singing, playing guitar, creating D&D campaigns with his closest friends and spending time with his work family at Weiss Markets in Culpeper, VA. John is survived by his parents, Joy and Ryan Greer; his big brother Frank Lester, Jr.; and his little sister Grace Greer, all of Culpeper, VA. John is also survived by his uncle (Bundy) John Fagan and cousin Collin Fagan of Donora, PA. Other surviving family members include Susan and Aaron Rutherford, Linda Greer and family and biological father Frank Lester and family, all of PA. Friends and family will be received at Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, VA for a celebration of John’s life at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 29, 2018. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations be made to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation , 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York NY 10004). Condolences may be given at The family has entrusted these arrangements to the Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, Virginia.


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, July 29, 2018

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Bristor Gwynne

August 7, 2018

May God Bless you and your family in your time of sorrow.

Joy Greer

July 24, 2018

Joy Greer

July 24, 2018

Kristi Cursi

July 23, 2018

So so sorry I just don't know what else to say Such wonderful pictures Love ya

Randy Buxton

July 22, 2018

Sorry for y'alls loss.

Janet Platt

July 21, 2018

I wanted to offer our sympathy for the loss of your precious son John. We were always happy to have John come over and spend time with Logan and friends playing D&D and hanging out. He will be greatly missed. Continued prayers for John's family.
Janet, Bret and Logan Platt

Dana Gottke

July 20, 2018

Keeping wonderful memories alive......remembering sleepovers and camp outs with Tyler, Cameron, Frankie and Johnny at Grandma Bonnie's....always a wonderful time.