.      Ernest Velmer Nestor, 1917 - 1999, s/o Ernest Fuget Nestor
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

G4141   Ernest Velmer Nestor,8                                                      G414   (Ernest,7,Ballard,6,Jacob,5,Daniel,4,Jacob,3)
.                    "Ernie"
.                      b 13 Jul 1917 Esco, Pike Co, Ky; d 22 Aug 1999 Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky (SSDI 401-03-1270 Ky), bur Golden Oaks Memor-
.                          ial Gardens, Ashland, Ky.  See
pictures of his and Dorothy's tombstone and memorial stones below.
.                          See his childhood pictures on separate
webpage.  See pictures in Charleston and Marmet, WVa on separate webpage.
.                      m 3 Jan 1942 Palo Pinto, Palo Pinto Co, Tex to Dorothy Louise Strait, b 28 Feb 1919 Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky, d 26 Feb 2013
.                          Ashland (SSDI Ky), bur Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, d/o
Henry Clay Strait (#213541) and Emma Louise Daggett.

.                      Ernest graduated from Berea College in 1941. He enlisted in the US Army infantry at Camp Wolters, Tex on 4 Dec 1941,
.                      listing his civil occupation as "Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator or Clerk, General", and giving his height as 75" and
.                      weight 175 lbs, and residence as Kanawha Co, WVa.  He then served as a Lt in the US Army infantry in WW II in North
.                      Africa, Italy, and southern France.  He later served in the reserves, and was promoted to Captain.  He operated a service sta-
.                      tion in Marmet, WVa in the late 1940's with his father, until 1951, and worked as a clerk in the Transportation Dept of Ash-
.                      land Oil & Refining Co in Ashland, Ky from 1952 - 1977.
.                      His LR: Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky 41101.

.                      Dorothy also grad from Berea College in 1941, worked as a school teacher in Gentry, Ark, and for the US Army Signal Corps
.                      in Washington, DC, and was a nursing student at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, during WW II.  She was a school teacher in Cat-
.                      lettsburg, Ky and Ashland, Ky for about 25 years.  She received an M.A. degree in math education at Morehead State Univ
.                      in 1974, and completed an associate nursing degree in Ashland, Ky in 1984.
.                      See their
pictures below.  More pictures on a separate webpage.

.                      1938 "
Chimes, '38" (Berea College): Ernest Nestor, of Lookout, Ky, freshman; Dorothy Strait, freshman, of Catlettsburg, Ky.
.                                 See
pictures below.
.                      1939 "
Chimes, '39" (Berea College): Ernest Nestor, of Beckley, WVa, sophomore; Dorothy Strait, freshman, of Catlettsburg,
.                                 Ky.  See her
picture below.  (His picture same one used in 1938.)
.                      1941, 4 Dec: Ernest V. Nestor, b 1917 Ky, native of Kanawha Co, WVa, enlisted as private in the infantry, at Camp Wolters,
.                                Tex.  Single, 4 yrs of college, ht 75, wt 175.
.                      1942, 26 Mar, "
Journal-Advance" (Gentry, Benton Co, Ark): "Junior Class Play Friday" Aunt Tillie Goes to Town, The play
.                                is directed by the class sponsor, Mrs. Ernest V. Nestor.
.                      1944, 12 Oct: United States Cadet Nurse Corps Membership Card A: The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing:
.                                Dorothy L. Nestor admitted to Corps.  Born February 28, 1919, age 25, home address 3015 Louisa St, Catlettsburg,
.                                Boyd Co, Ky.  Admitted to school 10-11-44, date of prospective beginning of Senior Cadet period: 4-12-47.  Date of
.                                withdrawal: 11-5-45.  (see
image below)
.                      1946 Charleston, WVa City Directory, p 757: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy; Nestor & Son) h309 16th (SE)
.                      1946, 25 Feb: Kanawha Co, WVa: Bk 182, p 222: Articles of Incorporation filed for E. F. Nestor and Son, Inc, by the Incor-
.                                porators E. F. Nestor, Ernest V. Nestor, Mary Nestor, and Dorothy Louise Nestor.  Principal office to be located in
.                                Marmet, Kanawha Co.  Objects for which this corporation was formed: "Retail Gasoline Dealer, including all merchan-
.                                dise allied to the service station business.  General Automobile repairs, wrecker service and road service of all kinds.
.                                Used Cars, sales and service.  Retail Merchant, sales and service.  The amount of total authorized capital stock: Five
.                                Thousand dollars, divided into Fifty shares of the par value of One Hundred dollars each.  The amount of capital stock
.                                with which it will commence business: Two Thousand dollars, being Twenty Shares of One Hundred Dollars each.
.                                Incorporators: E. F. Nestor, 9 Shares of Common Stock, Ernest V. Nestor, 9 Shares, Mary Nestor, 1 Share, Dorothy
.                                Louise Nestor, 1 Share, all of Marmet.
.                      1948 Charleston, WVa City Directory, p 821: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy L) serv stat opr r309 16th (SE)
.                      1949 Charleston, WVa City Directory, p 706: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy L) sta opr h 309 16th (SE)
.                      1951, 30 Jun: Kanawha Co: E. F. Nestor, President of E. F. Nestor and Son, Inc, filed a certificate of the discontinuation of
.                                business, voted on at a corporate meeting on 15 Jun 1951 in Marmet, and notice was published in "
The Charleston
.                                Gazette
.                      1952 Charleston, WVa City Directory. p 434: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy L) state opr h309 16th (SE)
.                      1952 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 255: Nester Ernest V (Dorothy) emp AO&R r3015 Louisa (C)
.                      1954 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 290: Nestor Ernest V (Eliz) emp AO&R h4019 Ferguson dr
.                                                                               p 586: Nester Dorothy Mrs tchr PS r4019 Ferguson dr (A)
.                      1956 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 440: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy) ofc wkr AO&R h4019 Ferguson dr
.                      1958 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 434: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy) ofc wkr AO&R h4019 Ferguson dr
.                      1960 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 273: Nestor Ernest V (Dorothy) clk wkr AO&R h4019 Ferguson dr
.                      1960 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 273: Nestor Dorothy Mrs tchr Ashland Sr High Sch r4019 Ferguson dr

.                      issue:

1.   Michael David Nestor (Mike), b 1946 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa, m(1) Ann Helton Hagan, m(2) Patricia Ann
.                            Olver (Trish), m(3) Julia Moore Frowine (Julie).

2.   Stephen Randolph Nestor (Steve), b 1948 Charleston, Kanwaha Co, WVa, m Jane Frances Floding.

3.   Karen Lynn Nestor, b 1951 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa, m 9 Feb 1972 Richmond, Madison Co, Ky to Michael Lee
.                            Little (Mike), s/o Delmar Little and Lois M. Crum (d/o Roscoe E. Crum and Jessie Alice Conley, d/o
Benjamin Frank-
.                            lin Conley (Frank) (#D14114)).  They div in Oct 1978 and Mike m(2) 11 Nov 1978 Boyd Co, Ky to Susan Marie
.                            Pickard (Sue), b 1953 Charleston, SC, d/o James Bruce Pickard and Sylvia Joanne Allen.
.                            issue:
a.   Christopher Ronald Little (Chris), b 1973 Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky, m 24 May 2014 Manhattan, Kans to Jennifer
.                                  Lynn Anthony (Jenn), b 1977, d/o Donald Barry Anthony (Don) and Darla Sue Donovan.

4.   Ronald Eugene Nestor (Ron), b 27 Oct 1952 Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky, d 21 Jun 1972 Huntington, Wayne Co, WVa
.                            (SSDI 406-62-8719 Ky), bur Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland, Ky, m 20 Aug 1971 Greenup Co, Ky to Sue
.                            Ann Lumbard, d/o Paul B. Lumbard and Harriett F. Few.  Sue m(2) 4 Nov 1972 Boyd Co to William Dwight Reynolds,
.                            b 1953 Louisville, Jefferson Co, Ky, s/o John Reynolds and Agnes Daniels.  Ron's LR: VA.
.                            See picture of his tombstone and memorial stone separate

.                 Ref:  1. "
The Herald-Dispatch", 24 Aug 1999, obit for Ernest V. Nestor, mentioning wife Dorothy Strait Nestor, sons
.                                Michael D. Nestor and Stephen R. Nestor, daughter Karen L. Nestor, brother A. Paul Nestor, and sister Billie M.
.                                Whitsitt.
.                          2. "
Lexington Herald-Leader", 24 Aug 1999, obit for Ernest V. Nestor, mentioning wife Dorothy Strait Nestor.
.                          3. "
Daily Independent", 28 Feb 2013: Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home CNHI The Daily Independent:
.                                ASHLAND — Dorothy Louise Strait Nestor, 93, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Community
.                                Hospice Care Center in Ashland.  She was born Feb. 28, 1919, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Henry Clay Strait Sr.
.                                and Emma Louise Daggett Strait.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Ernest Nestor; a son,
.                                Ronald Nestor; sisters Helen Leas and Emma Jo Crace; brothers Gene Straight and Henry Strait Jr.; a niece, Jean Straight;
.                                and a granddaughter, Kelly Nestor.  She is survived by two sons, Dr. Michael Nestor and wife Julie of Bellefonte and
.                                Stephen and wife Jane of Huntington, W.Va.; a daughter, Karen Nestor of Ashland; a brother, Richard Strait, and wife
.                                Harriet of Franklin, Ohio; grandchildren Chris Little, Valerie Colvin and husband Otis, Megan Nestor, Jake Watson,
.                                Rachel Nestor, Josh Nestor, Michael Nestor Jr. and Laura Nestor; great-grandchildren Ethan Nestor, Anna Marie Colvin
.                                and Natalie Colvin; seven nieces; and six nephews.  Dorothy Nestor grew up in Catlettsburg, graduating from Thomas R.
.                                Brown High School in 1937, then receiving a degree in mathematics from Berea College in 1941. She taught at Thomas R.
.                                Brown High School during the 1950’s, Paul G. Blazer from 1963-75, and Coles and Putnam Junior High Schools from
.                                1975 to 1979. She received a masters of education from Morehead University in 1974.  She was a member of Normal
.                                Presbyterian Church from 1953 until present, where at various times she sang in the choir, played piano for Sunday
.                                school, taught Sunday school, taught Bible school, served as an elder and participated in the quilting group.  She attended
.                                nursing school at Ashland Community College, receiving an associate degree in nursing in 1984. She also worked at the
.                                bloodmobile for many years.  The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in
.                                Catlettsburg, followed by a graveside service at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.  Visitation will be  from 6
.                                to 8 p.m. today, Feb. 28, 2013, at the funeral home.  Donations may be sent to Normal Presbyterian Church, 4316
.                                Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.  Condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Ernest V. Nestor, Berea College, 1941
Ernest V. and Dorothy L. Nestor
       Fort Bragg 1943
See more pictures on separate webpage
Dorothy Strait, Berea College, 1941
Ernest Nestor and Dorothy Strait
        Berea College
   Dorothy Louise Strait
Berea College Graduation, 1941
   Dorothy Strait Nestor  
Picture from her obituary  
Memorial Stones above in Serenity Garden, in front of  
Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland (Russell), Ky
                          Picture by author
Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens  
        Picture by author
Picture from "Chimes '38"
Picture from "Chimes '38"
Picture from "Chimes '39"