Robert Hayward Rester

Published 8:05 pm Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at McDonald Funeral Home Chapel for Robert Hayward Rester, 76, of Carriere, who died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006.

The Rev. Danny Johnson officiates at the service, assisted by the Rev. Norman Rester. Burial is in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

A native of Nicholson, he was a postal clerk and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.

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Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Rester of Carriere; his mother, Easter Lily Rester of Picayune; a son, Dean Rester of Carriere; a daughter, Amy Castleberry of Nicholson; three brothers, Terry Rester, David Rester and Conrad Rester; four sisters, Marjorie Smith, Christine Lee, Louise Kirkland and Pat Dale; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, all at the funeral home.