Lester R. Webster 1937-2022

LORDSTOWN — Lester R. Webster, 84, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, Jan. 14, 2022, less than six months after losing the love of his life, his wife, Nancy.

Lester was born Jan. 29, 1937, in Hamburg, N.Y., the son of the late Clarence and Thora Rhinehart Webster.

He served as the pastor at Bailey Road Baptist Church for 18 years and was very active at the church. Prior to becoming the pastor of the church, Lester was a school teacher in many school systems, ending his teaching career back in his birth town of Hamburg. After his retirement from Bailey Road Baptist, Lester became involved with home church ministries, while keeping with his fellowship at the church.

His wife, the former Nancy L. Scholten, whom he married Aug. 1, 1959, passed away July 27, 2021.

Lester leaves three daughters, Sally (Michael) Schmidt of Austintown, and Jennifer (Martin) Siembida and Melissa (Lee) Rice, both of Lordstown; four grandchildren, Evan Siembida, Joseph (Ali) Siembida, Lindsay Rice and Bethany (Ben) Milhoan; and two great-grandchildren, Rowen Siembida and Carson Milhoan.

Besides his parents and wife, Lester was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Jesse, Toby and Josie Rice.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at Bailey Road Baptist Church. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Following his wishes, burial will be private.

Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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