Clyde Franklin Estes Jr.
June 11, 1936 - February 12, 2018
Clyde Franklin Estes Jr. (Sonny) died February 12, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Rachelle Marie Estes, loving father of Jill (Weldon) Nichols, Joy (John) Prys, Aaron, Jan (Chuck) Robison and Jade Estes. Adored grandfather to his many grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Survived by his brother Ronald (Dianna) Estes, and sisters Virginia Raulston, Brenda Hobbs and Linda Nielsen. Born in Canadian, Oklahoma on June 11, 1936 to Clyde and Mintie Estes.
He graduated from Hanford High School in 1956, attended College of the Sequoias where he was active in drama and Fresno State University where he studied Geography. He joined the US Army in 1961 and served honorably for 3 years in New Jersey. He was a Quality Control inspector at Pirelli Armstrong and retired after 32 years of employment. He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in many capacities. He enjoyed music, gardening, family vacations, woodworking and his calling sat church. He will be remembered for his loyalty, honesty, integrity, work ethic and his loving and gentle ways.
Monday, February 26, 2018
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
32053 W MCabe Rd
Santa Nella, California 95322
Saturday, March 03, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2400 N 11th Ave
Hanford, California 93230