Lester Emerson Haney, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 21, 1933 in Hancock County to the late Benjamin F. and Lucille Bryant Haney. He was retired from Fields Packing Company as a shipping supervisor. Lester was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict and was a deacon and member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Barbara Haney; daughters, Renee Snyder (William) and Tonja Rankins (Jack); son, Lester E. Haney Jr.; grandchildren, Leslie Abell (Aaron), and Logan Abell (Kesha); great-grandchild, Lennox Abell; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Lewis Lane Baptist Church, Owensboro. Entombment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at James H. Davis Funeral Home and after 12 p.m. on Thursday at Lewis Lane Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Lewis Lane Baptist Church for the Food Pantry Mission, 2600 Lewis Lane, Owensboro, KY 42301.