Estes Earl Thomas, 83, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Monday, September 13th, at Monroe County Medical Center.
Estes was born in Monroe County, KY on May 13, 1938, a son of the late Pearl (Isenberg) and Tom Thomas.
He was a member of Liberty Methodist Church. He was retired from Belden Corporation.
On October 6, 1979, he married Patty Walker.
Estes is survived by his wife, Patty Thomas, of Tompkinsville, KY; four sons Steve Thomas, and wife, Heidi, of Bettendorf, IA; Roger Thomas, and wife, Carla; Eddy Thomas, and wife, Lisa, and Lynn Thomas, all of Tompkinsville, KY; a step daughter, Cherie Eads, and husband, Rudy, of Livingston, TN; two step sons Donald Harper, and wife, Vickie and Michael Harper, and wife, Kim, both of Tompkinsville, KY; 6 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren.
Estes is also survived by two sisters, Clara Geralds, of Tompkinsville, KY and Linda Spear, and husband, Reggie of Tompkinsville, KY; and a brother, Carl D. Thomas, of Austin, KY.
Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Eva Ree and Carl Duvall; stepdaughter, Connie Johnson; daughter-in-law, Naomi Thomas; sister-in-law, Clarice Thomas; and brother-in-law, Cletas Geralds.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 16th at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY with burial to follow at Monroe County Memorial Lawn.
Visitation is Wednesday, September 15, from 5-8 PM, and Thursday morning after 8 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Estes' memory may be made to Liberty Cemetery.
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