Lester Thomas Hinmon, Sr., known to many as “Lovemaker,” was born on December 20, 1950 to the late Norman and Dorothy Hinmon, Sr. He peacefully departed this life on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
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He was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. He attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church. At a young age, Lester began driving truck and made it his lifetime career. He took pride in working hard and was dedicated to his profession.
Lester was a family man who enjoyed spending time with all of his family and friends. He was known for his smooth hand clutch and foot shifting techniques, which led him to defeat many of the heavy hitters around the globe. He therefore became known as the original “Street King!”
Lester was preceded in death by his four sisters, Laurine, Ernestine, Flora, and Lenora and two brothers, Morris and Norman, Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Alvinia of Mappsville, VA; two sons, Lester, Jr. (Brenette) of Delmar, DE and Chad, Sr. (Kimberly) of Elizabeth City, NC; three daughters, Anita of South Korea, Sharron of Hallwood, VA, and Nikesha of Temperanceville, VA; eight granddaughters, Ebonne, Jalissa, Brenae, Amyre, Y’Sheka, Chelsey, Amiyah, and Ameliana; seven grandsons, Nikko, Chad, Jr., Christopher, Semaj, Amuri, Cameron, and Leeander; three great-grandchildren, Jymere, Makenna, and Demontray, Jr.; a sister, Barbara of Snow Hill, MD; a brother, Gralyn (Rachel) of Accomac, VA; a special nephew who was like a son, Danny of Hampton, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.