Funeral services for Cory D. Webb Hester, 27, of Austin will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Emanuel Chapel United Methodist Church with burial to follow at the Bangs Cemetery. A wake will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Heartland Funeral Home of Early.

He died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, in Austin.

He was born Aug. 17, 1981, in Brownwood and moved to Austin at a young age.

Survivors include his mother, Shelia Washington of Austin; his father, Ralph Hester of Abilene; five sisters, Tiffany Washington, Bridgett Hester, Britah Hester, Brandit Hester and Tapila Pegginans; and a brother, Luriel Washington Jr.

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