LESTER, Steve R. Jr. passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017, at Melech Hospice House. Steve was born on August 17, 1918 in Key West. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is a past member of many civic organizations including the West Tampa Sheriffe Association and past president of the Sons of Italy Lodge. Steve was a ticket agent for National / PanAm Airlines until his retirement. He is predeceased by his wife, Rose; infant twin sons; two sisters; a nephew; and his parents. He is survived by his devoted daughter, Shirley Ann Lester. Catholic graveside services with military honors will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, January 12, at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.bozaroel.com .