Daniel “Dan” Taylor Hester, age 42, died Sunday, April 26, 2009 in VeVey, Switzerland. He was a native of Granville County and graduated from Webb High School in 1986 and attended Vance-Granville Community College. He was the son of Joan Powell Hester and Duward Hester of Oxford.
Dan lived in Washington, DC and VeVey, Switzerland with his partner of 13 years Duane Mauney with Phillip Morris International.
Surviving in addition to his parents, is his grandmother Clara Hester of Oxford; one brother, Neill Rhonda Hester of Bullock, NC; special niece Hannah; uncle Maurice Polly Hester of Oxford; seven aunts, Elsie Fitz, Gracie Fletcher, Luna Clark, Janie Carver, Lucille Denny, Alice Chambers and Shirley Sneed and many cousins.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather Crawford Hester.
Memorial service will be held at a later date.
Flowers are accepted or memorial to Enon Baptist Church Youth Fund in memory of Dan Hester, c/o Buck Adcock, 2115 Tommie Daniel Road, Oxford, NC 27565.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the family. Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.