Ronnie Estes, 73
A celebration of the life of Ronnie Estes, 73, of Greenfield, Indiana, was held Nov. 16, 2019, at Condo and St. Pierre Funeral Service in Wilkinson, Indiana, with Randy Holland officiating. Mr. Estes died Nov. 10, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.
He was born Oct. 6, 1946, in Gainesville, the son of Lehman and Dona Carrell Estes. He was a 1964 graduate of Gainesville High School.
Mr. Estes retired after 50 years as an iron worker; he was a member of Iron Workers Local #372. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and gardening. He also enjoyed auctions, remodeling homes and restoring vehicles.
He is survived by Joan Cook Estes, his wife of 54 years; children Ronnie Estes (and Marsha Whalen), Christy Neisler and husband Marty, and Randy Estes; grandchildren Christopher Neisler and wife Nicole, Cameron Neisler (and Chelsey Rapp), Amber Estes (and Justin Emberton) and Peyton Neisler (and Chris Butler); great-grandchildren Reese and Rayna Neisler, Aliyah Butler and Baby Emberton on the way; siblings Verlene Coleman of Clarksville, Arkansas, Shirley Estes of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Melba Dilbeck of South Fork, Pam Ruckman and husband Ken of Columbia, Mike Estes and wife Love of Cincinnati, Ohio, John Estes and wife Kathy of St. Louis, and Kathryn Wedgeworth and husband Terry of Mountain Home; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 10 siblings and a granddaughter, Ashley Estes.
Condo and St. Pierre Funeral Service, Wilkinson, directors.