William “Will” Jester, 51, of Dubuque, Iowa, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at a Dubuque hospital. He was born Sept. 20, 1966, in Bentonville. He was an executive chef by trade and was employed by Magoo’s Pizza of Dubuque. He also was owner and operator of his own businesses; Cut-Rite Lawn Care and most recently the The Court Jester, featuring Cajun cuisine.

A celebration of life service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hoffmann Schneider and Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Dubuque.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; children, Benjamin Benefield, William Jester, Andrew Jester, Cody Macias and Desiree Macias; siblings, Mary Ann Cotton, and Donald Jester; and a grandson.