(WADLEY) Graveside services for Milford Edward Estes, 81, of Wadley will be Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Cemetery with the Rev. Mark McGee officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday,.

Mr. Estes died Tuesday, Jan. 14, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

A Clay County native, Mr. Estes was born Jan. 25, 1938, the son of Thomas George and Lola Kilgore Estes. He was a member of Abanda Methodist Church and a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, where he served in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. After retiring from the military, Mr. Estes worked in maintenance at Southern Union State Community College and was a member of Abanda Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his daughter, Karen Hunter of Wadley; two sons, Charles E. Estes of Roanoke and Bruce A. Estes (Amber) of Enterprise; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shirley Ann Estes; two brothers and one sister.

Pallbearers will be Mr. Estes' grandsons.

Memorials may be floral, or donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project by downloading a form a the bottom of the page on the following website, https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=7792, and mailing it along with the donation to P.O. Box 758517,Topeka, KS 66675-8517. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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