Billy D. Estes
SPRINGFIELD - Billy D. Estes, 84, of Springfield, died at 7:01 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born March 15, 1929, in Freeport, IL to Lyle and Pearl Musser Estes. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Carl, Weldon, and Charles; and one sister, Wanda Jean Zoch.
He was a United States Army Veteran stationed in England during the Korean Conflict. He worked at the Leland Hotel in the 1950's and 1960's and was owner/ operator of Billy D. Tavern from 1967-1975. Billy moved to Marathon, FL and worked for the Florida Department of Transportation from 1979-2005.
Surviving are a sister, Doris Hurst of Springfield; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins including a nephew, Chad (Amy) Estes of Springfield.
Memorial Gathering: 10:00-11:00 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Chaplain Scott Brindley officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
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