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Obituary: Ronald Dean Estes Sr., Columbus


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Ronald Dean Estes Sr., 57, of Foxmoor Drive, died at 4:48 p.m. Monday, May 26, 2014, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.

Mr. Estes is survived by his father, Herbert Hoover "Whitey" Estes of Columbus; his wife, Melody; sons, Ronald D. (Donna) Estes Jr. and Donald L. Estes, all of Columbus; daughters, Melissa (Bill) Francis of South Bend, Sylvia (Donnie) Clark and Julie (David) Alley, all of Columbus; brothers, Samuel (Pat) McInteer, James Michael McInteer, and Michael Estes, all of Columbus, and Thomas McInteer of Nashville; sisters, Betty (Bill) Rutan and Carolyn (John) Baldwin, both of Columbus, Debbie (Doug) Hatcher of North Vernon, Teresa (Eric) Wagner of Scipio, Freda (Bob) Jandrus of Columbus, and Faye Estes of Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Hardin Estes.

Calling will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Cremation is planned and entombment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum at a later date.

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