Charles Douglas Tester, age 78, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born May 13, 1942 in Bristol, Tenn., a son of the late Charles Tester, Sr. and Ethel Brewer Tester. Charles was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and retired from Reynolds Metals/Ball Corporation. He was a member of Cross Park Assembly of God where he served as the organist and Commander of Royal Rangers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donnie Wayne Tester; brother, Roy Allen Tester; and sister, Carol Tester Odum.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Marie Bentley Tester; son, David Tester and wife Misty; daughter-in-law, Sheila Tester; grandchildren, Hunter Tester and wife Rosa, Amber McPherson and husband Cory, Kelsey Tester, Kennedy Tester and Kloey Tester; and great grandson, Turner McPherson.
A private graveside service will be held at Shipley Cemetery with Minister Evan Wolfe officiating.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.