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Levester Deshannon Munson

by Minden Press-Herald

Levester DeShannon Munson went home to rest in his Lord and Savior on Friday, 18 January 2019 at the San Antonio Residence and Rehabilitation Center. Levester was born in Minden, La on 25 October 1973 to Patricia Munson Edwards, and Chester Brown.  Levester’s mother passed away when he was 5-years old and he was then raised by his maternal grandmother, Mrs Ethel White in Minden, La where they attended Forest Chapel Church of God In Christ. After the passing of his grandmother, Levester was adopted by his Uncle Bruce and Catherine Munson and immediately moved to San Antonio. 

Levester had an awesome transition to San Antonio and became a successful and popular student at Southwest High School. He enjoyed reading and athletics, and was a member of the Southwest High basketball team. While attending school , Levester served as a volunteer counselor at Camp C.A.M.P (Children’s Association for Maximum Potential) working to teach life skills to children with disabilities. He also enjoyed serving as a volunteer for the annual Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Walk-A-Thon to raise funds and awareness to fight diabetes.  

After graduating high school in 1993, Levester worked part time at Fiesta Texas and attended Palo Alto College. He later went to work for H.E.B. and enjoyed interacting with customers as a cashier, and as an associate for the Business Center until he was no longer able to work regularly due to health challenges. 

Levester passed away after a long battle with diabetes, kidney disease and associated illnesses. He was preceded in death by his Mother Patricia Edwards, Grandmother Ethel White, and Uncle Frederick White.

Levester leaves to cherish his memories his son, Levester D. Munson, II, father Bruce Munson and wife Lisa, Catherine Munson, brothers Michael Munson, Jordan Munson, Michael Bailey, sister Ashley Stigger, uncle Cleveland White, aunts Ola Holliway, Rosa Abner, Gloriette White and a host of loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Graveside Services will be held Saturday, January 26, 1:00 PM at Sheppard Street Cemetery with Rev. John Fincher officiating.  


417 Martin L. King Jr. Drive

Minden, LA  71055

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