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Obituary: Robert Daniel 'Dan' Hester

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Robert Daniel “Dan” Hester

Robert Daniel “Dan” Hester

Robert Daniel “Dan” Hester, 49, of Spring Hill, passed away Dec. 1, 2020. 

Mr. Hester was born in San Antonio to the late Ray and Jean Hester. He was a 1990 graduate of Brentwood Academy, where he was a member of the football and wrestling teams. 

Dan received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Samford University. He was a retired police officer with the city of Brentwood. After retirement, Dan joined his family’s property management business, where they managed properties across the Middle Tennessee area. Dan was also a member of Christ Chapel in Spring Hill. 

He is survived by his beloved daughter, Makayla Hester of Spring Hill; brother, Doug Hester of Brentwood; sister, Kathy (Lance) Baugher of Brentwood; nephews Will, Luke, Harrison and Connor; mother of Makayla, Jaime Hester of Spring Hill; and mother-in-law, Gayle Hickman. 

He was preceded in death by father-in-law, Jimmy Hickman. 

A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 with visitation two hours prior at Brentwood Baptist Church. Jerimy Kanaday will officiate. Inurnment will follow in Remembrance Mausoleum at Williamson Memorial Gardens. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Dougall, Butch Maberry, Ray Hockaday, Andrew Vaughn, Johnny Cardwell, Joe Taylor, Lance Stockard, J.R. Lakins, Blake Haven, Stace Hickman, Bubba Miller, Todd Sneed, Tip Sneed, Trey Hunter, his Friday Morning Men’s Group at Christ Chapel and current and former employees of the Brentwood Police Department. 

Memorials in Dan’s memory may be made to the Makayla Hester College Education Fund c/o William L. Baugher at any Pinnacle Bank location. 


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