He was born May 21, 1950, in Hamilton Ohio, to Lester Eugene Van Hook Sr. and Ann Bailey Van Hook.
Lester is survived by a son, Rodney (Erika) Van Hook of Corbin, Ky; daughter, Bridgett (Mark) Tyler of Norwalk; five siblings, Larry (Pam) Van Hook, Barry (Sally) Van Hook, Brenda Christian and Cheryl (Roger) Elam, all of London, and Sue (Monty) Stratton of Pleasant Hill, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Brittney, Courtney and Aaron Van Hook, Beth Hay, Jaylee, Ava, Emily and Jacob Tyler; and five great-grandchildren, Harper and Hudson Garland, Greyson McCarthy, and Lukas and Willow Hay.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Gary Van Hook; nephew, Jason Van Hook; and niece, Robyn Davis.
Friends may call 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Bowling Funeral Home, 1704 N. Main St., London. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at the funeral home.