KESTERSON, John E. Sr., 65, of Bellaire, OH., died Tuesday, September 11, 2012.

He was born March 28, 1947 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late John and Stella (Johnson) Kesterson.

He was Protestant by faith. John retired from Alling and Corey as a warehouse manager.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Kesterson; and a grandson, Grant Huonker.

He is survived by his wife, Doris (Shepherd) Kesterson, of Bellaire, OH; two sons, Bryan (Shey) Kesterson of Bellaire, OH. and John Kesterson Jr. of Columbus, OH; his brother, Gary Lee Kesterson of Florida; four sisters, Karen Kesterson of Newark, OH, Tina (John) Losinger of Zanesville, OH, Ginger Kay Tinoco, of California, and Rosanne Kesterson of Indiana; and two grandchildren, Jazmyne and Jaiden Kesterson; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, September 16 from 2-8 p.m. where services will be held Monday, September 17, 2012 at 1 p.m. with Pastor James M. Agnew III as officiant.

Belmont County Council of the American Legion Service, Sunday in the funeral home at 7 p.m. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family in Glenco Cemetery.

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