Joseph Lester Chesser, 54, of Folkston, passed away August 13, 2021 in Brunswick, GA. He was born August 3, 1967 in Jacksonville, FL. He graduated from Charlton County High School in 1986 and later from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry. He was employed with Pierce Timber in Blackshear, GA. He was a member of Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Kara K. Chesser; his sons, Andrew (Taylor Mitchell) Chesser and Tyler Chesser; his parents, Joe Lester and Donnie O’Quinn Chesser; a brother, Tracy (Melinda) Chesser; a sister, Molly (Gregg) Lombardo; and his father-in-law, Ralph Kinsey.
A graveside funeral service was held Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Sardis Cemetery with Pastor Stephen Jackson officiating. The family received friends at the cemetery prior to the service. Honorary Pallbearers were Hugh Thompson, Randy Dixon, Clark Dixon, Jim Gowen, Steve Davis, Jerry Moore and Rev. Ronnie Pollock.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston.