Benton Hester of Guntersville died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at UAB Medical Center. He was 58.

The family held a private memorial service. They were assisted by McRae Funeral Home in Boaz. 

Mr. Hester is survived by his wife, Kathy Duke Hester of Guntersville; mother, Kathleen Hester of Guntersville; daughter, Ginny Hester of Guntersville; a brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Sonya Hester of Guntersville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sheila and Danny Wright of Albertville; Sonya and Raymond Shell of Guntersville; Melody McWhorter of Guntersville; and Valorie and Bradley Mims of Guntersville. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Monroe Hester. 

The family suggests donations to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.  

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