2017-11-01 / Obituaries

Lester Jerome Klinker


Lester Jerome Klinker, 100, formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at the home of his daughter in Roxboro.
Born in Kent County, Michigan, he was the son of the late John Lewis Klinker and Mary Weaver Klinker. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Alice Rohrer Klinker and one son, Phillip Lester Klinker.
He served in the Navy during WWII. Mr. Klinker worked for 30 years as an electrician with Oliver Machine Company. He attended Long Memorial United Methodist Church and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are his daughter, Sherry MacIntosh and husband, Kerry of Roxboro; three grandchildren, David Klinker, Kelly MacIntosh and Kevin MacIntosh and wife, Jenny; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Brooks & White Chapel.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Memorials may be made to Long Memorial United Methodist Church, Capital Campaign Fund, PO Box 310, Roxboro, NC 27573 or American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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