Milton Dwight Estes, 66, of Franklin, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020.
Born in Macon County, he was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Edward Estes and his mother, Donna Lee Estes. He worked at Belden’s, the mica plant, AmeriGas and Toccoa Natural Gas. He enjoyed fishing and cutting up with his friends. He also enjoyed spending time with Derick Pendergrass (Krystal) and Stephanie Teem (Jeremy) and Renee Metcalf (Lee). He was a member of Goldmine Baptist Church.
He is survived by a wife of 32 years, Joan Keener Estes; a son, Levi Jarod Estes of the home; a daughter, Lisa Field (Barry) of Laurens, SC; four grandchildren, Delaney Rae Estes and Archer Anderson Estes of Franklin, NC and Sydney Robison and Colin Field of Laurens, SC; a sister, Sharon Morehead of Westminster, SC and a brother, Steve Estes of Franklin, NC.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, June 11th in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Gary McDaniel and Rev. Frank Rodriguez will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Tallent, Randy Brown, Matt Moyer, Bobby Ledford, Derick Pendergrass and Steve Estes.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Four Seasons Hospice – Four Seasons Development Office 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.