|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1935|
|Death: ||Mar. 16, 2013|
TUPELO – Lee Everette "Bud" Estes, 77, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Dec. 15, 1935, in the Auburn community, to Cecil and Mary Morgan Estes. He was a life-long member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church in Saltillo. He was a self-employed mechanic for many years working for different companies including Ford Motor Company. He also worked many years as a mechanic supervisor with Penn Tire and Eljer Manufacturing. He still found time for his hobbies and was an avid fisherman, enjoyed working on cars and hunting and was an expert on all things, including Branson, Mo. He loved his family and will be missed by all he touched.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with the Rev. Glen Wiygul and the Rev. Donnie Riley officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Bobby Estes; children, Mary Estes Abel (Abe) of Mooreville, Joe Estes (Jennifer) of the Cotton Plant Community, Sherri Estes Johnson of Tupelo and Brian Estes (Teresa) of Amory; seven grandchildren, Will Abel (Jennifer) and Pat Abel (Lauren), Luke Estes, Benjamin and Isaac Johnson, Ashlyn and Brody Estes; two great-grandchildren, Davis and Charlie Abel; and sisters, Mary Evelyn Willis and Patricia Ann "Pat" Yant.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Pallbearers will be Billy and Mitchell Yant, Will and Pat Abel, Ben and Isaac Johnson and Chad Willis.
Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Read more: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, MS 3-17-2013
Cecil Lee Estes (1915 - 1965)
Mary Ellen Morgan Estes (1913 - 1998)
Oak Hill Cemetery
Created by: LWB
Record added: Mar 17, 2013
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