Lester Lee Kanniard

September 03, 1932 ‒ September 03, 2008

Delaware, Ohio

Lester Lee Kanniard, 76, of Delaware died Wednesday morning at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. He was born September 3, 1932 in Radnor, Ohio to Lester D. and Bonnie (Mayes) Kanniard. He was a United States Air Force veteran serving from 1950 until 1956 and had retired from Sun Ray Stove/ Glenwood Range of Delaware. He was a lifetime member of the AmVets Post #102 of Delaware and enjoyed playing bluegrass music. He is survived by 3 sons, Wayne A. (Linda) Kanniard of Powell, Rick L. (Brenda) Kanniard of Delaware, and Jeff (Kim) Kanniard of Delaware; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Ronald Kanniard of Cardington and Donald Kanniard of Ashley; 7 sisters, Wilma Hess of Delaware, Darlene Fowler of Ashley, Virginia Thomason of Florida, Vicki Forester of California, Patty Spriggs of Delaware, Jerry Douglas of Delaware, and Marguerite Stone of Canton; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy and 3 brothers Gene, Jim, and Delbert. The family will receive friends on Saturday September 6th from 11:00 am until time of funeral services at 1:00 pm at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, Delaware. Burial will follow in Radnor Cemetery with members of the Wright Patterson Air Force Base conducting military honors at graveside. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.rodmanneeper.com