James "Jim" Lester, 89, of Metropolis, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at his home.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, at First United Methodist Church in Metropolis with Rev. Jon Cockrel and Pastor Shalom Renner officiating.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the service hour on Nov. 3 at the church.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church's Building Fund, 100 E. Fifth St., Metropolis, IL; or Friends of Fort Massac, c/o Mike Korte, 308 Oak Dr., Metropolis, IL 62960.

Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home of Metropolis is in charge of arrangements.

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