Mr. Estes died on Friday, July 27, 2007, at 11:24 a.m. at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Mr. Estes was born on Wednesday, September 17, 1941, in Georgetown, KY. He was the son of the late James Lambert and Lucille (Hedges) Estes.
Mr. Estes was a U.S. Navy Veteran and retired from the U. S. Post Office. He was a member of Golden Rule Masonic Lodge, Latonia, KY.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, William Edward Estes, and one brother, John Edward Estes.
Survivors include his wife Marlene (Collinsworth) Estes of Independence, KY, one daughter, Jennifer Black, of Cleves, Ohio, and three grandchildren.
Mr. Estes’ body was donated to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for research.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038-1132.