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Robert Kester

May 14, 1959 — January 15, 2023





Robert Kester, 63 of Youngstown, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 15th at St. Elizabeth/Mercy Health E.R. Youngstown. Robert was born May 14, 1959 in Youngstown, a son of James Kester and Carol (Bell) Eckman and lived most of his life in this area. He graduated from Chaney High School in 1977 and had worked as a welder for Warren Fabricating Co. for many years. Robert then worked for several other local fabricating shops until he retired. He enjoyed working on his car and motorcycle. He loved the outdoors and looked forward to camping trips and sitting by a bonfire. Besides his mother, Carol Eckman of Youngstown, he is survived by a brother, Kenny (Nancy) Kester of Youngstown; a sister, Myrna (Alan) Peachock of Youngstown and two nieces and two great nephews. Besides his father, Robert was preceded in death by his step-father, Ralph Eckman; a brother, Jeffrey(Mary) Kester and a sister, Cheryl (Nick) Mshar. Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, followed by a funeral service at 6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to offset costs.


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Visitation

Friday, January 20, 2023

4:00 - 5:45 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home - Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 20, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home - Austintown Chapel

5797 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44515

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