Estes, David A.

Held Careers At Sherwin-Williams, Bi-Lo And Chattanooga Stockyards

Monday, June 10, 2013
David Estes
David Estes

David A. Estes, Jr., 75, of Apison, died on Monday, June 10, 2013 after battling Parkinson’s for months.

He was born in Rossville on Aug. 3, 1938. He was a graduate of Central High School in 1957 and attended UTC. He was a manager at Sherwin-Williams for over 20 years and worked at Bi-Lo for 10 years, then became a cattleman working at the Chattanooga Stockyards, directed music at Antioch Baptist in Apison,  Fairview Baptist in Ooltewah, Philadelphia Baptist in Chattanooga and Crossroads Baptist in Ooltewah where he is a member.

He was predeceased by his father, David A. Estes, Sr.

Survivors include his loving and caring wife of 40 years, Mary K. Estes; mother, Aline Estes of Ooltewah; sons, David A. (Debbie) Estes, III of Soddy-Daisy and Tommy (Jackie) Estes of Ooltewah; sisters, Diane (Roy) Lynn of Ooltewah, Shirley (Kyle) Gravitt of Ringgold and Judy (Larry) James of Chattanooga; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; Mary’s children, Frank (Denise) Reed, Bobby (Pam) Reed and Cheryl (Bill) Ridge; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, and from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, in Crossroads Baptist Church, 9122 Ooltewah-Georgetown Rd., Ooltewah, Tn. 37363. The Reverend Mike Steele will conduct the service at 11 a.m. in the church.

Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 46, Chattanooga, Tn. 37401 or Crossroads Baptist Church.

Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com.

Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.


Mitchell, Charles Homer "Buddy"

Charles Homer "Buddy" Mitchell, 79, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 23, 2015, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Charles was born in Harlan County, Ky., but lived most of his life in Chattanooga. He was a hard worker with many years in the grocery business. Charles retired from Jernigan's Furniture in 1999. Charles was preceded in ... (click for more)

Bradley, Houston Lee

Houston   Lee   Bradley , 58, of Rossville, died on Saturday, January 24, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Dixie Industries in 2010 after more than 36 years of service as a Production Leader and enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being outdoors. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather ... (click for more)

Porcarello, Anthony, Jr. (LaFayette)

Anthony Porcarello, Jr., 30, of LaFayette, Georgia, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015, at Floyd Medical Center. He was born on April 18, 1984 in Rome, Ga., the son of Penny Renee Humphreys Bruce.  Survivors include his mother and step-father, Penny Renee Humphreys Bruce and Jerry Bruce, step-brother, Jeremy Bruce,  aunts and uncles, Theresa Humphreys Canada and Larry ... (click for more)

Gore, James Gordon (Pikeville)

James Gordon Gore, 70, of Pikeville, TN, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015. James was employed both with Sell’s Building Supply and with London’s furniture for several years. He enjoyed fishing, taking walks, and riding 4-wheelers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Nellie Gore; and two brothers, Ray and Clarence Gore. He is survived by his wife, Barbara ... (click for more)

Deonta Banks, 23, Shot On Wilcox Boulevard Early Sunday Morning

Deonta Banks, 23, was shot early Sunday morning on Wilcox Boulevard. At approximately  3 a.m.  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to shots fired at 3232 Wilcox Boulevard.  Upon arrival, Chattanooga police located a single victim, Deonta Banks, suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He  was transported to a local hospital for treatment. ... (click for more)

Man Stabbed In Domestic Dispute On Sunrise Lane Saturday Morning

A man was stabbed Saturday morning on Sunrise Lane.   At approximately  11:41  a.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a reported stabbing at 309 Sunrise Lane.  Officers located a 45-year-old black male suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for his injury.   The ... (click for more)