Lester V. Hall

February 12, 1947 - February 02, 2020

Lester V. Hall

Lester V. Hall, 72, of Beaumont, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2020, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas surrounded by his family. Lester was born February 12, 1947, in Beaumont, Texas, to Lester James Hall and Advelia Marie Hall.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Hall of Vidor; daughter, Christine Forbes and her husband, Steven Forbes; sons, Lee V. Hall and Michael J. Hall and his wife, Alicia Hall; step-daughter, Tonie Smira; grandchildren, Jessica McDowell, Joanna Forbes, Peyton Hall, Katelyn Hall; great-grandson, Bradley McDowell; and numerous cousins and other family members and friends who will miss him greatly.

Lester was a 1974 graduate of the Lamar University Fire Academy and served as a fire fighter with the Beaumont Fire Department for 21 years until his retirement. He was an instructor at the Texas A&M Fire School for 27 years and a driver for East Texas Pipe for 18 years.

A gathering of Mr. Hall's family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his memorial service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 7, 2020, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Contributions in memory of Lester may be made to the Fire Museum of Texas, 400 Walnut, Beaumont, Texas 77701 or by visiting the museum’s website at http://www.fmotassn.com where online donations may be made.

Video

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, February 07, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Memorial Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, February 07, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Family Committtal
Broussard's Crematorium
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

Comments (10)

  • Robert Daughtry Spur FD

    06 February 2020 at 14:34 | #

    So sorry to hear about Lester passing . He was a good man and a great friend, he will be missed by many. I have a lot of good memories of our friendship. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family

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  • Tracy and Bob Hackworth

    05 February 2020 at 13:39 | #

    It was our good fortune to know Lester and to be able to call him friend. He was a funny and talented story teller with many years of wonderful experiences. We wish many long and fond memories for Linda and all his family.

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  • Al and Helen Liebersbach

    05 February 2020 at 00:09 | #

    Dear Linda Helen and I were very sorry to hear of the passing of Lester. I have truly enjoyed working with Lester over the last 10 years at the ND Beat Harvest. He always had a great laid back sense of humor and wit about him and always keep things in prospective. I am truly going to miss his no nonsense approach to each day and his keeping me on task. He was always a pleasure to work with and be around. I know that there will be a big empty spot in the fall harvest for a long time to come and we will all miss him greatly. Linda you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts as you travel through this trying time. May God bless you and be with you.

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  • Don Green

    04 February 2020 at 21:15 | #

    Lester was one of a kind. Always fun to be around and a true friend, again the Fire Service has lost a good man, firefighter, and friend. May peace be with you brother.

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  • Mitch and Janelle Templeton

    04 February 2020 at 18:35 | #

    Mike and Alicia,
    We are so sorry for this loss. We have traveled this road. God. bless your family.

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  • Brock Larson

    04 February 2020 at 15:33 | #

    Linda-Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I was thankful to have met Lester back in 2016 and have a continued freindship with him. He was a kind man with a very big heart. I am going to miss our conversations throughout the year and having him in Minnesota for the Sugarbeet Harvest. I am going to miss his joking nature and quick comebacks. Lester is going to be missed by all. May God Bless the memory of Lester Hall!

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  • John S. Garbo

    04 February 2020 at 01:18 | #

    I worked with Lester at the BFD.... a dedicated fire fighter and old friend. Always smiling .... He will be missed. Prayers for him & his family.

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  • Belinda

    04 February 2020 at 01:00 | #

    Sorry for your loss, there are no words, sending prayers for you and all the family

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  • Deb Tousha

    03 February 2020 at 18:06 | #

    Linda and Tonie, dear sweet cousins, this just breaks my heart. Lester was always so much fun to be around. It's just not going to be the same without him. Love you both sooo much.

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  • Candy Mathis Hollis

    02 February 2020 at 22:14 | #

    Linda - we are saddened by this news. Chuck and Lester were life-long friends. We enjoyed our visits in the Dakotas and will miss that.

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