Donald Estes

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Donald Ray Estes, 71, of York, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lebanon, Pa.

He was born Nov. 23, 1935, at Millersville, son of Jesse Robert and Ollie Alice Seabaugh Estes Sr. He and Hattie Clements were married Oct. 15, 1962. She died Sept. 21, 1966.

Estes was a 1955 graduate of Jackson High School. He was a mechanic with the U.S. Air Force 21 years, retiring in 1976 as a technical sergeant. He was a member of Millersville Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry R. and Tom L. Estes of York, Connor Winai Estes of Cabot, Ark.; a daughter, Susan Brethold of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Mary Ann Spurlock of Sikeston, Mo.; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers.

Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Bob Mundis officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery with full military honors.