James Wayne Kesterson

October 15, 1967 - January 18, 2013
James Wayne Kesterson


James Wayne Kesterson, 45, of Delco, NC went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 18, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC.

He was born on October 15, 1967 in Richwood, WV. His father was the late Sydney James Kesterson.

He is survived by his mother Linda Kesterson of Delco, NC. He has one living son, Jessie James Kesterson of Richwood, WV; one loving brother, Robert Lee Kesterson and sister-in-law, Kelly of Riegelwood, NC; one loving sister, Lora Tharp of Richwood, WV, and two loving nieces, Tiiffany and Stephanie Tharp of Richwood, WV, three nephews, Jeramy Tharp of Richwood, WV, and Dekota and Dylan Kesterson of Riegelwood, NC; grandmother, Mildred Smith of Leland, NC, and special friend, Penny Dziembowski, many other family members and friends.

His wishes were to be cremated. His urn will be buried in Richwood, WV at a later date.

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  • January 20, 2013
    Elizabeth Jeffrey says:
    TO LINDA AND FAMILY I am very saddened by the news of your son Jimmy. May the lord be with you and comfort you at this time.

  • January 20, 2013
    Tara Brown says:
    I am very sorry for your lost, may God keep his loving arms wrapped around you all in your time of grief. We will continue to keep you in our prayers!

  • January 20, 2013
    Terri Foster says:
    my condolences to you and your family.

  • January 20, 2013
    Stephanie & Larry says:
    Sorry to hear about your loss will be praying for Linda and the Family in this time of need.

  • January 22, 2013
    Pam Johnson says:
    Linda, I am so sorry to hear about the death of your son. I will be thinking of you and your family today and the days to follow. He was a good looking your man that will be missed. Again, my sympathy to you and your family. Sincerely, Pam Johnson