Raymond H. Estepp, 83, of Fall Branch, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, November 5, 2011. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Raymond served in the US Army as an MP and was stationed in Japan.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Belvia and Henry Estepp; sisters, Birtsy Arrowood, Georgie Corby, and Pauline Brown; and brothers, Carol, Floyd, and Rothie Estepp.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lola Mae Estepp of the home; daughters, Jane Littleton and husband Donnie of Fall Branch, Sharon Rose and husband Clyde of Kingsport, and Missy McMurray and husband Anthony of Kingsport; sons, Larry Estepp and wife Teresa of Kingsport, Gary Estepp and wife Renee´ of Kingsport, and Jeffrey Estepp of Fall Branch; thirteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the Holston Valley Medical Center ICU staff, Gentiva Home Health, Tracy Cain and Ralph Bradley.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 8, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Urbana Cemetery in Limestone with Dr. Edward Clevinger and Ralph Bradley officiating.
Pallbearers will be Ethan Estepp, Jeremy Pierson, Myron Estepp, Josh Link, Ed Free, and Steve Quillen.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Urbana Cemetery, 291 Opie Arnold Rd, Limestone, TN 37681 c/o Norman Stonecypher.
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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Fall Branch is serving the family of Raymond Estepp.