.      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.)
.                     1940, 16 Oct: Marmet, Kanawha Co: US WWII Draft Cards Young Men: Ernest Velmer Nester; age 23;  b 13 Jul 1913 Pike
.                               Co, Ky; occup: Beria College Student; ht 175; ruddy complexion; blue eyes; blonde hair; Ht 6 3; next of kin, Ernest
.                               Fuget Nester, father.        
.                     1941, 4 Dec: US WW II Army Enlistment Record, Camp Wolters, Tex: Ernest V. Nestor, b 1917, native of Ky, resident of
.                               Kanawha Co, WVa, private, infantry, 4 yrs of college, clerks, general office, single, 75", 175 lbs.
.                     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, Kanawha 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), b 1953 Boyd Co, s/o Delmar Little and Lois M. Crum (d/o Roscoe E. Crum and Jessie Alice Conley, d/o
Benjamin Franklin 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, b 1953 Boyd Co, 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 Nes-
.                                    tor, Jake Watson, Rachel Nestor, Josh Nestor, Michael Nestor Jr. and Laura Nestor; great-grandchildren Ethan Nes-
.                                    tor, 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 partici-
.                                    pated 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"