Henry P. Lester, Jr., age 79 of Loganville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Frances Lester, son and daughter-in-law, Jack & Glenda Lester of Loganville, GA, grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Steven and Cassie Lester and great granddaughters, Sydney & Samantha Lester of Canton, GA; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Amanda & Troy Ernst of Grayson, GA, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Louise & Edwin Nelson of Grantville, Ga, sister-in-law, Janice Butler of Lilburn, GA, several cousins, nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul & Molly Lester, brother, Victor Lester and sister, Sarah Lester. He was a retired landscaper. He was a bus driver for Gwinnett County Schools for 18 1/2 years. For many years, he enjoyed being a part of the Gwinnett County Civil Defense, the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Posse and the Gwinnett Communication Club. He was an active member and an ordained deacon of Community Baptist Church in Snellville, GA. The service celebrating his life will be at Tim Stewart's Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, GA on Friday, January 23, 2009 at 2:00 PM. Rev. Bill Byers and Rev. Ben Butterworth will be officiating. Interment will be at the Oakland Community Cemetery in Lawrenceville, GA. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 between 4 - 9 PM and on Thursday, January 22, 2009 between 1-4 PM and 6-9 PM. Mr. Lester was a devoted husband, father & grandfather & will be greatly missed. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA. 30045. 770-962-3100 is in charge of arrangements. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com