Frank Bigham Estes III, 74 of Cope, SC passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC.
The Family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Sunday before the service at the funeral home.
Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Orangeburg with burial at Union Cemetery in Cope with Rev. Marie Ray officiating.
Pallbearers will be Randy Shuler, Bobby Wood, Brian Avinger, Duck Adams, Hal McMichael and Bruce Rheney.
Mr. Frank was born May 13, 1945 in Cope, SC; the son of the late Frank Estes, Jr. and the late Caroline Cope Spigener. He served in the United States Army. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his companion of 29 years, Patsy Proctor; 3 children, Frank Estes IV (Fran); Caroline Robinson (Clark) and Katie Yarborough (T.J.); 5 grandchildren; MaryKay Estes, Abigail Estes, Jobeth Robinson, Kaylin Robinson and Cannon Robinson; a brother; Retired Lt. Col. George Estes (Beth) and a number of nieces and nephews and many friends.
In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Orangeburg; C/O Orangeburg County Council on Aging; 2570 St. Matthews Road; Orangeburg SC 29118
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