Harold Rogers Nester, 82 of Blue Ridge, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 5, 2022. He was born on Sunday, November 12, 1939 in Bedford County, a son of the late John Nester and Etta Overstreet Nester. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Elizabeth Carter Nester and a son, Ron Carter. He was retired from Webster Brick. He is survived by his sons, Michael A. Nester, Andrew L. Nester & wife, Karen; daughter, Lisa R. Highfield & husband, Stephen; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren; his brother, Douglas Nester (Ginger); his sister, Judy Lilly (Don) and his special caregiver, Trish Clark. Funeral services will be held at 3 PM on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Faith Life Baptist Church with Rev. Roger McKinney officiating. Interment will follow in Montvale Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.