In Memoriam : Armor Estes

Armor Estes Armor Bud Estes - age: 90
(December 27, 1918 to October 12, 2009 )
Resident of Visalia, California

Visitation Information:
Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 11:30 am at the Visalia District Cemetery officiated by his Grandson, Pastor Bryan Griem. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Breast Cancer Society or to any Heart Research of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Services entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Exeter Chapel.

Obituary:
Armor Bud Estes passed away on October 12, 2009 in Visalia CA. He was born in Non, Oklahoma in 1918 being the youngest son of 9. He is the last to go home. Bud was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Thelma R. Estes in 2004. He came to CA in his teens and met his wife to be, sharing that they were both born in Oklahoma. Bud made his living as a rancher, a taxi driver in Oakland CA and in the 1940s in the Shipyards. He worked for Lyles Construction in the 50s putting piping under ground throughout Visalia. He retired from being a custodian at Redwood High School from 1955 to the 70s. Bud was very proud of his upkeep of Redwood High Football field and the grounds. He took pleasure in growing vegetables, giving them to loved ones and selling them at local Farmers Markets. He took pride working his 1 acres of land as he did at his job.
Bud leaves Daughter Thelma Gunn and son in law Don with their children Mike, Chris , Tracey Drake, Duskey Wenche, all of Sacramento; Daughter Mary Griem and her sons Pastor Bryan of Tujunga, Eric of Visalia and Darin of Placerville. He is also survived by 16 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 11:30 am at the Visalia District Cemetery officiated by his Grandson, Pastor Bryan Griem. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Breast Cancer Society or to any Heart Research of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Services entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Exeter Chapel.








Chris Gunn - October 20, 2009Contact this person Contact this person
God bless grandpa and grandma, they will be happy in heaven with gidget and fee-fee. Thank you to aunt carolyn for everything you have done for grandpa for the past several years.



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