Franklin Delno Nester

May 21, 1947 - July 4, 2020

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Franklin Nester, age 73, resident of Willard, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on May 21, 1947, to the late Willie and Gertrude (Steffey) Nester.

Frank previously worked for Sheller Globe and was a truck driver for numerous companies. His hard work ethic was displayed when he acquired his current position as a greeter for Walmart.

A true man of faith, Frank was an Evangelist to the area churches. He never knew a stranger and those he came into contact with never left without hearing one of his famous stories.

Frank's family gave him ambition to do well in life. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Linda (Sexton) Nester, whom he married on September 3, 1966; daughter, Kathy (Luis) Belmares; three grandchildren, Luis Jr., Matthew and Hannah Belmares; two great grandchildren, Maleigha Billey and Elliana Belmares; two brothers, Billy Nester and John (Ella Mae) Nester; two sisters, Irene (Clayton) Bartow and Edie (Gene) Fritz; and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by two brothers, Herman and Bobby Ray Nester; an infant brother, James Nester; and sister, Phyllis Geraldine Taylor.

Private family services will take place. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Online condolences may be expressed to Frank's family by visiting


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Phyllis Birckbichler - Jul 14, 2020
So sorry to hear of Frank's passing praying God will give peace and comfort to you and your family
DALLAS TACKETT - Jul 10, 2020
Prayers to all the families. I went to school and worked with Frank at Sheller Globe. It seems our path would cross every now and then. He was always a pleasure to talk to. God bless all.
Lori (Cuppy-Wallace) Crichton - Jul 9, 2020
Sorry for your loss Linda. Trust in the Lord, for His plans are not ours! May the Lord bless and keep you safe in His arms and bring comfort and peace to you.
Marty and Sue Picklesimer - Jul 8, 2020
So sorry for the family's loss. Prayers for comfort to all.
Jim Fox - Jul 8, 2020
Sorry for the loss, I had talked to Frankie a few days ago. I always enjoyed his conversations. God Bless you all.
Connie Furr - Jul 8, 2020
So very sorry to hear the passing of Frank, Linda. Much love and prayers to you and Kathy and family!!
Teresa Osborne - Jul 8, 2020
Linda and family, so sorry for the loss of your beloved husband and father. Prayers for peace and comfort.
Karen Bedingfield - Jul 7, 2020
Linda So sorry for the loss of your husband!! Prayers for your family!!
Lee and Ruth Hale - Jul 7, 2020
So sorry to learn of Franks Death So Sorry to learn of Franks death. We have know him and family for many years. Now he is home with our Lord. Praise God. m death
Cindy Lynch - Jul 7, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Frank was always such a nice guy.
Mary Hale - Jul 7, 2020
To all the Nesters! I love you all dearly! May God comfort your hearts! He is finally home!
Gary and rose Pittenger - Jul 7, 2020
Kathy, we are so sorry for the loss of your father
Debbie Robinson - Jul 7, 2020
So sorry for your loss, prayers for comfort.
Lana King and family - Jul 7, 2020
Kathy, Linda and family, so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you all.
Ricky and Delia Regalado - Jul 7, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss.
Mabel Weiss - Jul 7, 2020
so sorry for your loss Linda
Brenda Baker Whiteside - Jul 7, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Hugs & prayers to you and your families.
Sharon and the Back family - Jul 7, 2020
So sorry about your loss. I had just talk to him at Mcdonalds in the parking lot while we were eating breakfast. He loved to talk about his grandkids.
Gracie Dials - Jul 7, 2020
Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. Frank was a very nice and caring person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Becky Gullett/Ousley - Jul 7, 2020
So sorry to hear this...
Renee (Wicker) Barnett - Jul 7, 2020
May God wrap all of you in his Arms of comfort... My thoughts and a Prayers are with you all !
Corie - Jul 7, 2020
Frank was a wonderful person and always would talk to us about God. He has helped us more times than I can count he will dearly be missed. My prayers go out to the family.
Serena Shepherd - Jul 6, 2020
So sorry for your loss.Frank was a very sweet person.Prayers to all
Dane Howard - Jul 6, 2020
So sorry for your loss.... what a good man. He was a friend to my family for as long as I can remember. I first met him as a little boy at the Tiro Baptist Church . He always said hello to the youngest in the crowd. He had a great heart.
Bonnie Tackett - Jul 6, 2020
Sending prayers of strength and comfort.