Lester F. Aaron

July 18, 2013

Lester F. Aaron 84 of Frankfort, IN, died at 3:19 p.m. July 18, 2013 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette, IN. Born on September 5, 1928 in Rankin, IL to Lester J. & Katherine (Robinson) Aaron. He was first married to Mary Maddox and she passed in 1997. He then married Lillian Ruth Ostler on March 14, 2010 at the Lighthouse Baptist Church and she survives. Mr. Aaron was a 1946 graduate of Frankfort High School. A carrier for the U.S. Post Office he delivered to RR 7, retiring in 1979 after 15 years. He also worked for Haynes Stellite in Kokomo for several years. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1946 to 1951. Lester was a member of the Independent Baptist Church in Kokomo and the American Legion in Frankfort. An avid golfer, he enjoyed traveling, southern gospel music, visiting family and traveling every year to the National Quartet Convention.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23rd at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Dialysis Foundation or the I.U. Hospice in Lafayette.

Survived by:

Wife: Ruth Aaron of Frankfort, 3 Step Daughters: Scharra Jackson of Kokomo, Asia Smith of Anderson, Cindy (David) Pitcock of Frankfort, 1 Step-Son: Brian (Sue) Smart of Frankfort, 3 Sisters: Lois (Wayne) Lehew of Oklahoma, Dorothy Dennis of Texas, Connie (Joe) Fiedorowitz of Florida Brother: Larry (Birdie) Aaron of Florida, Special Cousin: Jack (Helen) Aaron of Michigan, 10 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, including special grandsons, Mike Adams, Brian Smart, Michael Sutton and Logan Adams and special great granddaughters, Hailey Sutton, MacKenzie Swango, Sarah Langworthy and Rebecka Smart.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Aaron and a step daughter, Janice Adams.


11 Condolences for “Lester F. Aaron”

  1. Jack & Helen Aaron July 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    Lester was a special cousin & will be missed by all!

  2. Barbara (Aaron) Blossom July 19, 2013 at 9:34 pm

    Dear Ruth and family,
    Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. We’re glad we got to spend some time with the two of you and Jack and Helen over lunch in Kokomo this past year.
    May you be blessed with God’s peace and comfort now and in the days ahead. You continue in our prayers.

  3. Glenda Harmon July 21, 2013 at 2:22 am

    I am so sorry hear that Lester passed away, he was a very good man, a man of God. He raised my brother Brian and he was always there for him. The “Jesus loves Me” song is so appropriate since he is heaven bound. He will be sadly missed by all.

  4. Gary McCoy July 21, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    My condolences to the family of Lester. He was a special guy.

  5. Vickie and John Griffis July 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Uncle Lester will be missed. He will always be in our hearts. Great memories and laughs.

  6. Ricky Aaron July 22, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    What can be said?? Well, you were an amazing guy that so many of us nephews & nieces were blessed to grow up, and be loved by you, we got to hear your corny jokes, you took us fishing, when our fathers were to busy, as we all grew older we all kinda moved, married etc. But gosh how lucky were we to spent the holidays with the Aaron’s, Jackson’s, etc. combined into was one party area full of love moments I will treasure forever. As I got older we kinda lost track, but you were always in my heart. So glad I got to spend time with you driving down Beach Road , last time you were down here in Englewood, Fl. Any way Love You, say hello to Grandma & Grandpa.

  7. Donna Scott July 23, 2013 at 12:25 am

    Uncle BoBo – you are such a good uncle. I will miss you!!

  8. Tess Jacks-Grindle July 23, 2013 at 1:06 am

    Ruth and family,

    I am sorry to hear of Les’ passing. He was a good friend to Dad and Millie. He will truly be missed. I will miss seeing him coming over and “stealing” tomatoes.

  9. Rusty & Linda McQueen July 23, 2013 at 1:56 am

    Our condolences to the family of Mr. Lester Aaron. I know Les spent lots of time creating many special, unforgettable memories with his grandson Mike Adams. Mike, because you are so dear and special to Linda & I, our prayers and thoughts are with you now and always. I’m sure your Grand Dad has already hit a hole in one, off the first tee in HEAVEN.

  10. Kati & Dustin Leslie July 23, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    Our heartfelt thoughts are with your entire family. To our dear family friend, Mike Adams, we are keeping you close in heart and lifting you up in prayer. We love you!

    Isaiah 41:10 – “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

  11. Bud and Gail (Ramsey) Abbott July 29, 2013 at 1:42 am

    We really loved Les, enjoyed visiting with him each year at the family reunion. He was a great guy with a good heart, such a joy to be around. Bud especially enjoying talking for hours with him at the reunions. My daughter, Angie, sends her condolences also. Les will be dearly missed. Ruth, you and your family are in our prayers. (Sorry this is so late; my computer has been down.)

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