Joe Edd Estes, 80, died Aug. 5,2020, in Cedar Park, Texas. Joe was born in 1940 to Elbert and Nola (Henson) Estes in Marshall County Ky.
Joe married his love Peggy Marsh on April 15, 1961, in Woodstock, Il. Of that union two children were born, Keith and Kathy.
Joe was the county road commissioner for Greenwood Township for several years before starting his own business, Estes Excavating, in 1972.
Joe followed his dream to Texas in 1982, but was drawn back to his roots of Kentucky in 1986, when he started a logging business.
Texas called Joe back again in 1997, and he continued in excavating and construction until his retirement.
Joe loved classic country music and was very knowledgeable of those old-time stars. He was a great historian on many of the songs and artists.
Joe loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was very proud of all their accomplishments relishing in the time he spent with them.
Joe is survived by his wife, Peggy; son, Keith Estes; daughter, Kathy Brokaw;, grandchildren, Tara (Cole) Zenor, Tanya (Derrick) Raymer, William (Randi) Hooser IV, Tanner (Laura) Estes, and Makenzie (Austin) Shockey; great-grandchildren, Ansley, Beau, and Luke Zenor, Rylee, Jack, Reese, and Ryann Raymer, Braylon and Lacie Shockey, and Everly Rose Estes; and siblings, Bobby Estes, Billy Estes, Joyce Greer, Faye Lutz, and Jackie Estes.
He was predeceased by his parents, Elbert and Nola Estes; in-laws, Edward and Gertrude Marsh; brother, Jerry Estes; sister, Rebecca Williams; brother-in-law, Charles Church; and nieces Ronda and Kim Church.
Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at Beck Funeral Home, 1700 E Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas 78613.