Danny Estes, 62, of Lakeway passed away October 1, 2011. He was born March 2, 1949 to Lyle Estes and Helen Margret Firsick Estes.
He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1967. He served in the US Navy from 1969-1973 as a Electronics and Flight Simulator Technician and was also a member of the base pistol team. He also graduated from Central Missouri State College with a BSBA in Management. He worked for various companies, Rival in Sedalia, Missouri, Gardner in Denver Colorado, Avery Dennison in Crossville, TN, Dresser Roots in Houston, Texas and Current Solutions in Austin, Texas. He received professional certification from the American Inventory and Production Control Society.
He was a avid sailor, loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and shooting sports. He was a member of the NRA, IDPA and was a NRA certified pistol instructor and range officer. He once jumped out of a perfectly good airplane just to try skydiving.
He is survived by his wife, Linda G. Estes; daughter, Andrea Stevson; grandchildren, Jacob Estes, Amanda Duchone, Ashley Stevson, Kaylea Stevson and Brendan Stevson; great grandchildren, Kylee Riece; siblings Robert Estes of Panama City, Florida, Michael Estes of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Nancy Schutte of Sedalia, Missouri, Diane Beavers of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
He is preceded in death by David Merrick and step father, Duane Merrick.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 4, 2011 from 6-8pm at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Service will be 10:00am Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with Joseph Canfield of Saginaw, Texas. Burial will be at Birdston Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Tyler, Randy Purtell, Ron Yates, Dennis Stevson, Jacob Estes, Brian Beavers, Ryan Manicom, Phil Pietruniac and Eddie Denbow.