J. Buford Estes, 85, of Leesville, Louisiana, formerly of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at his son’s residence.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Mike Oliver and Bro. Brady Vaughn officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin.
Mr. Estes was born October 15, 1930, in Paxton, to Francis E. Estes and Sadie Myers Estes. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Estes was a retired truck driver, an avid 42 player and a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Joaquin.
He is survived by
Son: J.B. Estes and wife, Jennifer, of Leesville, Louisiana
Daughter: Linda Worley of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Melissa Estes of Leesville, Louisiana
Justin Worley of Talihina, Oklahoma
Sister: Verna Murdock of Martinsville
Brother: Elzie Estes
Numerous other relatives
Preceded in death by
Sons: Reuben L. Estes, Wayne Estes
Parents: Francis E. Estes and Sadie Myers Estes
Brothers: Raymond Estes, Henry Dalton Myers, Curtis Estes, Tommy Estes
Granddaughter: Lindsay Worley
Pallbearers will be Davis Brittain, Tim Hass, Rex Hass, Justin Worley, Sam Garner and Fuzz Raybon.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com