George Lester Cales Sr., 69, of Danese, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, December 4, 2017, at his home surrounded by family, following a long illness.
Born September 7, 1948, at Danese, he was the son of the late Lester Manuel Cales and Cora Belle Lewis Jones.
Lester was proud of his work in the mines. He loved spending time with his family and anything outdoors.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son George "Scoobie" Lester Cales Jr.; the mother of his children, Drema Vandall Cales; his stepfather Thelmar Jones
Survivors include 1 son Gary Cales (Jackie) of Mocksville, North Carolina; 2 daughters Sabrena Cales and Melanie Cales, both of Danese; 2 sisters Ruth Vandall (Jerry) of Illinois and Cathy Jones (Donnie) of Maplewood; 4 grandchildren Alexis Gunter, Mahayla Fox, Chloe and Tyler Cales; and a host of extended family and friends.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc. with Pastor Jason Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.
Friends may call one hour before the service from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.smathersfuneralchapelinc.com.
Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.
Published on December 7, 2017