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    Thursday, March 01 2018
    Miles Dene Estes

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 03:50 pm   |  Permalink   |  14 Comments  |  Email
    Please accept our deepest sympathy. Our prayers are with all of you in this time of sorrow. Please take solace in knowing your Dad was loved by many.
    Posted by Sandra & Anthony Greco on 03/04/2018 - 06:05 PM
    Dene was my school bus driver in my early years of school. I always enjoyed talking with him when he came in Kenbridge Supply. He was a dedicated man to his family.
    Posted by Nancy Alder on 03/04/2018 - 06:34 PM
    Our prayers are with all of you in this time of sorrow.
    Posted by Hash Family of Lunenburg on 03/04/2018 - 07:11 PM
    Please accept our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our prayer are with all of you. Uncle Jerry and Aunt Sandy
    Posted by Gerald & Sndy Papapietro on 03/04/2018 - 08:29 PM
    Knew him in the 1950's gave me rides when hitchhiking always kind and a gentleman condolences to his family !*!
    Posted by Donnie obrien on 03/04/2018 - 11:04 PM
    A wonderful man!! My sincere thoughts and prayers to the family.
    Posted by Nancy McDaniel on 03/04/2018 - 11:12 PM
    Dear David, Carolyn, Marvin and Hazel and families, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you and I wish I could be there to say good-bye to your sweet daddy. Lots of love, Patsy
    Posted by Patsy Mayer Allen on 03/05/2018 - 04:07 AM
    Thinking of you All. Sending prayers for comfort and peace.
    Posted by Brenda Welt on 03/05/2018 - 07:22 AM
    Rest high on the Mountain with Nancy, Papa Dene! Love and Prayers to the family of this precious man!
    Posted by Donna King Mckibbon on 03/05/2018 - 08:05 AM
    My heart goes out to you and your family. Your father was a good man and will be remembered fondly forever. Sandy and I will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Posted by Hazel Lickey Miller on 03/05/2018 - 08:48 AM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all through this time of sorrow. We are truly sorry for your loss. We love you.
    Posted by Gary & Holly Ledbetter Jr on 03/05/2018 - 10:00 AM
    So sorry for your loss. May the Lord bless and sustain you in the days and weeks ahead.
    Posted by Elizabeth Perez on 03/05/2018 - 12:15 PM
    The family of Dene Estes is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Posted by Jimmy & Anne Gaulding on 03/05/2018 - 02:56 PM
    Hazel, My heart is sad or you and your family. You live now with cherished memories.
    Posted by Cal Farmer on 03/05/2018 - 05:42 PM

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    Miles Dene Estes, 85, of Victoria, Va. joined his family in Heaven on March 1, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Thompson Estes. He is survived by his sons David Estes and Marvin Estes (Dawn); two daughters, Carolyn Hankins (Charles) and Hazel Arnold (Wayne); ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Joyce C. Estes. Dene enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and plumber. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a lifetime member of VFW Post 9954. The family will receive friends Monday, March 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge where funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 11 AM. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the Lunenburg Health Services or VFW Post 9954. Online condolences may be made at

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