|. Ernest Velmer Nestor, 1917 - 1999, s/o Ernest Fuget Nestor
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
G4141 Ernest Velmer Nestor,8 G414 (Ernest,7,Ballard,6,Jacob,5,Daniel,4,Jacob,3)
. 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.
. 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.
. 1939 "Chimes, 1939" (Berea College): Ernest Nester, of Beckley, WVa, sophomore
. 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-
. pors E. F. Nestor, Ernest V. Nestor, Mary Nestor, and Dorothy Louise Nestor. Principal office to be located in Mar-
. met, Kanawha Co. Objects for which this corporation was formed: "Retail Gasoline Dealer, including all merchandise
. 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 Thous-
. and 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. Incorpor-
. ators: 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)
. 1949-50 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
. 1952 Charleston, WVa City Directory: 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
. 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
G41411 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).
G41412 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.
. 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 webpage.
. 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.
. 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, 1940-41
|Ernest V. and Dorothy L. Nestor
Fort Bragg 1943
|See more pictures on separate webpage
|Dorothy Strait, Berea College
|Ernest Nestor and Dorothy Strait
| 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
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|Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens
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