James Jester, age 68 of West Jefferson, passed away, Thursday, February 27, 2020. James is preceded in death by his parents James and Lora Jester, brother Loren Jester, and sister Loretta Walker. He is survived by his loving children; Tawnya (Joe) Watkins, Crystal (Tim) Hustead, Dawn (Mark) Wellman, and Jamie Jester, brother; Kevin Jester, 18 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. The family will hold a Memorial Service to honor his life at a later date. Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home, 1355 W. Main Street, West Jefferson, OH, 43162, assisted the Jester family.