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Lester David Webster

Lester David Webster of Fruita died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his home. He was 63.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at American Legion Post 100, 97 3rd St. in Carbondale, with his brother, Daniel D. Webster, officiating. Cremation has taken place.

Mr. Webster was born Dec. 28, 1940, in Denver to Joye Beatrice Combs and Chester Claud Webster. He spent his childhood in Denver and attended Englewood High School.

Mr. Webster was a drywall installer and a member of the Drywaller’s Union. He lived in Denver and Carbondale before moving to Fruita.

He married Joy Rayburn. They were later divorced.

He married Darleen S. Webster on Nov. 28, 1999, in Las Vegas. She survives.

Mr. Webster enjoyed camping and fishing. He loved people and was the life of the party. Being surrounded with family and friends were his happiest times.

He was preceded in death by his parents; by an infant son, Lester David Webster Jr.; and by a brother, Chester Claud Webster II.

He is survived by his wife, Darleen S. Webster of Fruita; by a son, David D. Webster of Littleton; by a daughter, Tammy Sue Byrd of Denver; by a stepson, Brian S. Wood of Carbondale; by a stepdaughter, Bonnie S. Davidson of Rifle; by a brother, Daniel Dean Webster of Golden; by sisters Mary Stroh of Sacramento, Calif., and Sherry Webb of Bailey; by grandchildren David Levi Webster and Amber Dawn Byrd; and by three stepgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lester D. Webster Memorial Fund c/o Darleen Webster, 604 W. Ottley Ave., Fruita, CO 81521.

Callahan Edfast Mortuary of Grand Junction is in charge of arrangements.

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