Lester J. Dillow

1940 - 2019

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Lester J. Dillow, age 79, of rural Findlay, died at 11:55pm on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Bridge Hospice in Findlay. He was born on August 5, 1940, in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Herbert and Flostoria (Lewis) Dillow. He is survived by a son, Lee Dillow of Findlay; daughters: Renee (Bill) McCoy of Fostoria, Becky (Jim) Tupper of South Webster, OH, and Deborah Castle, OH; brothers: Eugene of Portsmouth, OH, and Gregory of Wheelerburg, OH; sisters: Darlene Musick of Columbus, OH, Helen Seymore of Prattville, AL, Nellie Adams of Mansfield, OH, and Sherrie Mason of Largo, FL; grandchildren: Rochelle Coffman, Tommy Hartley Jr., Amanda Penix, Nikki Mitchell, Andrea Mitchell-VanHoose, and Ben Mitchell; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his life partner, Barbara "Bobby" Criteser. Lester retired from Hyway Concrete in Findlay. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00pm on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay, where funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, August 30. Pastor David Shaffer will officiate and interment will follow at Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay. Condolences are welcomed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Thursday, August 29th 2019 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, August 30th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Knollcrest Gardens [Map]
    18085 S.R. 12
    Arcadia, OH 44804

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To : The Lester Dillow family
Date :Tuesday, August 27th 2019
From : Nina Hildreth
I would like to send my condolences to the families and sending prayers your way.



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