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Angus "Gus" Lester

Angus "Gus" Lester, 80, a 76 year Shelton resident, passed away November 5th, 2021 at home. He was born May 30, 1941, in Bland, VA, to Cora Johnston and William Lester. He served in the Army from 1961-1967, four years active and two years reserve, attaining the rank of Specialist Five E5 upon discharge.

He married his High School sweetheart, Shirley Lee Lester May 13, 1961, in Shelton. He worked for Simpson for 20 years, and WCC for 20 years.

Gus loved being with family and friends. He was a member of WOTFA. He loved working in his yard and playing his guitar. Gus was a member of the Old Time Fiddlers. He and his group "Just Us" played many years at the Old Time Fiddlers Fest, Mason County Fair, Oyster Fest and various retirement homes throughout Mason County.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Lester, son, Greg Lester, daughter, Sheri Wilson (Ned), sister Sandra Perkins of Olympia, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. All reside in Shelton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cora & 'Mac', sister's Lillian Russell, and Marlene Fowler, and grandson Brian Lester.

There will be no service. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner.


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