Remembering Our Brothers
All too often we lose one of our Brothers through death and we post remembrances of them through short articles providing Scouting information, details of family arrangements and memorials. The articles are posted on the Lodge website front page for a period of time and then transferred here for long term viewing. Please contact us if additional information is needed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stan Nester Announcement
UPDATE! - We are asking all Arrowmen, who plan on attending Mr. Nester's services, to wear their full CLASS A uniform with OA sash. Thank you!!
We are sad to inform the Lodge of the passing of Stan Nester, a Vigil Honor member of the Catawba Lodge. Stan will be greatly missed by all of us in the Lodge!!
The following are additional details on Stan and his memorial services.
Stanley Dale Nester
June 13, 1952 - January 8, 2022
Mint Hill, North Carolina - On Saturday, January 8, 2022, Stanley Dale Nester, loving father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away at the age of 69.
Stan was born on June 13, 1952, in Grantsville, WV, to James Dale and Oleva Francis Nester. He was raised in Akron, OH, and attended the University of Akron. Stan was a member of The Chapel where he met his wife Debbie (Haslett) Nester. They moved to Charlotte, NC, in 1986, where they laid down roots and raised their son. Stan was a Sales Manager with Myers Tire Supply for over 30 years, and loved meeting new people. He was known for his genuineness, kindness, and ever-present smile. Stan devoted countless hours to the Boy Scouts of America in both Akron and Charlotte. Stan will be most remembered as a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Stan was preceded in death by his wife, Debbie Nester; father, James Nester; and nephew, Rory Nester. He is survived by his beloved son, Derek Nester; daughter-in-law, Sara Nester; granddaughter, Elizabeth Jean Nester; his mother, Fran Nester; and his brothers, Larry (Lynda) and Barry (Sandra); along with several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A visitation with the family will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in Mint Hill. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel, followed by graveside interment in Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Road in Mint Hill.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Mecklenburg County Council, Stan Nester Training Fund, 1410 E. 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council, 4500 Hudson Dr., Stow, OH 44224.