WILDWOOD, GA: William “Bill” Oren Estes, Jr, age 91, passed away on March 4, 2020. He was a Mason with Charity Lodge 43 in Bradford, VT., formerly Jackson Lodge in West Fairlee, VT. He was also a member of Elks Lodge in White River Junction, VT.
Bill retired from the US Postal Service in Norwich, VT. He enjoyed the outdoors, was an avid hunter, fisherman, and beekeeper. He loved to camp and do wood working projects.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Hilda Estes and brother Henry “Pete” Estes.
He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Waneta Cook Estes; daughter Rebecca (Jon) Morgan; sons William O. Estes IV and Gary Estes; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; sister Sally Joy Mason; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will honor his memory in a private service.