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Kester Roland Hayworth

October 29, 1954 ~ November 22, 2020 (age 66)


Kester “Roland” Hayworth, 66, of Prosperity went to be with the Lord on November 22, 2020 in Beckley, WV.  He was born on October 29, 1954 in Mullens, WV to the late Willie Edgar and Ruth (Snider) Hayworth.

Roland is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Barbara Schrader, Patricia Kershner, and Shirley Lynn Hayworth; brother Robert and Herbert Hayworth.  He leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughters Melissa Ann Blankenship and Andrea Marie Hayworth; fiance Judy Foley Williams; grandsons Casey, Cameron, and Corey Blankenship; granddaughters Savannah and Hailie Akers; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters Alice (Jimmy) Kershner, Brenda Hayworth, and Angela (Mert) Privett; and brother Jerry Hayworth; and many extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Roland enjoyed spending his time hunting, fishing, gardening, and cooking.  He was a true outdoorsman who loved to spend his time with his family and friends.

A Memorial Celebration of Roland’s life will be held at Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center on Thursday, December 3, 2020 beginning at 3:00 pm.  For those who wish to attend, facial coverings are required and we request social distancing.  For others who may not be able to attend, the service will be available virtually on Facebook at:  Words of comfort may be offered to the family at Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center has the honor of serving the family.

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Memorial Service
December 3, 2020

3:00 PM
Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center
1200 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

Video is available for this event

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