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Gordon "Roy" Estes

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Gordon "Roy" Estes


Gordon O'Neil "Roy" Estes, of Taylors, died September 8, 2012 at home.

A native of Opelika, Alabama, he was a son of the late Vester and Bular Perry Estes, a member of Taylors First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Bishop/Wright Sunday School Class. Mr. Estes retired from Caskie Paper Co., he was owner of a custom framing shop, and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Marian Ward Estes of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Neil and Terry Estes of Greenville, Rick and Amy Estes of Columbia and Chris and Tracy Estes of Simpsonville; one sister, Mary Webster of Tignall, GA.; 8 grandchildren, Taylor, Matt, Nicholas, Daniel, Madison, Morgan and Chase Estes and Casey Avant and one great granddaughter, Aislynn Owens.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Taylors First Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Jimmie Harley. A private interment will be held following the service.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

The Bishop/Wright Sunday School Class will serve as honorary escort.

The families are at their respective homes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Taylors First Baptist Church Doll Ministry, 200 West Main St., Taylors, SC 29687.

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Published in The Greenville News on Sept. 10, 2012
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