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Speck Funeral Home - Edward Kesty

August 14, 1935 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 85)


Funeral Services for Mr. Edward Kesty, age 85 of Livingston will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, December 20, 2020 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.  Bro. Timmy Ray officiating.  Burial to follow in the Overton County Memorial Gardens, with Military Honors provided at Graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard.  The family will welcome friends on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. then on Sunday from 9 a.m. until time of services.  

Mr. Kesty passed from this life on Wednesday afternoon, December 16, 2020 from the Livingston Regional Hospital.  He was born in Thompson, Minnesota on August 14, 1935 to the late Lempi and Enair  Kesty.  Edward served in the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1959.  He loved working in his roses and daylily, yard work, fishing, woodworking and going camping.

Edward leaves behind his loving wife of 39 years, Mrs. Carol Lee Daniels Kesty of Livingston, TN; children, Eddie Kesty and wife Renee, Kathy Mattson  and husband Dave, Cheryl Roseth and husband Seymour all of Minnesota, Mike "Doug" Stansberry and wife Anice, Tammy Long and husband Paul both of Livingston, TN, and Danny Stansberry of Florida; sister-in-laws Mary Stafford and husband David, Dorothy Cross and husband Gary, Pat Barlow and husband Ray, Bonzie Buck and husband David, and Linda Kesty; several nieces and nephews and friends.  10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; special friends, Brenda Thurman Peever and Robin Jeanny Hedgecoth and his beloved dog Trixie.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his brothers, Bob, Leo, and Emery Kesty; granddaughter, Jessica Roseth; son, Clyde "Stan" Stansberry; and his beloved dog, Tango.

Pallbearers to serve are David Stafford, David Buck, Gary Cross, Darrian Barlow, Philip Doson, and Josh Patterson.

Honorary Pallbearers are Ray Barlow, and Paul Long.


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Funeral Service
December 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Speck Funeral Home
300 N. Church Street
Livingston, TN 38570

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