Mr. Lester Clark Litesey, Jr., Past President & Co-Owner of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home, age 80, of Cedartown, Georgia passed away peacefully on Monday morning, September 17, 2018 at his residence.

He was born on August 12, 1938 in Cedartown, Georgia the son of Lester C. Litesey, Sr. and Sara Davis Litesey, who were the original founders of Litesey Funeral Home in 1940.  Lester Clark Litesey, Jr. was a graduate of Cedartown High School and also a graduate of Clemson University receiving a BSIM degree.  He also was a graduate of John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science, reveiving his Associate of Science degree in Funeral Service.  Mr. Litesey was a past President of the Georgia Funeral Directors Association where he also served on the Asset-Liability/ Investment Committee, the Audit/Compliance Committee and was Chairman of the Technology Committee. Mr. Litesey had been active in his community over the years where he had served on the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of Polk County for many years. He was on the Cedartown Housing Board of Directors and a past member of the Cedartown Exchange Club. He was a member of the Caledonia Lodge #121 F&AM.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cedartown where he also served as an Elder.

Lester C. Litesey, Jr., is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Martha Elliott Litesey; son and daughter in law, Trey Litesey and Christy; daughter, Carolyn Rose Litesey; grandson, Taylor Clark Litesey and Jacey Litesey, Cayden Sara Litesey and Kyle Allen and great grandsons, Jacoby, Karter and Jaxton.

Funeral services for Mr. Lester C. Litesey Jr., will be conducted on Wednesday morning, September 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Benefield officiating.  Interment will follow in the family lot of the Greenwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday morning, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at the Litesey Funeral Home.

The following will serve as Pallbearers: Taylor Litesey, Kyle Allen, Scott Atkins, Brian Gilmore and the Staff of the Litesey Funeral Home.