Robert "Bob" Estep

Age: 75
Address: Burnsville
Date Of Death: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service 

            Robert "Bob" Estep, age 75, of Burnsville, passed away on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at this home.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Carl and Harriet Ledford Estep.  He was also preceded in death by his sisters: Lillie Frost and Christine Swann.  Bob was a U.S. Marine Veteran, having served in the  Vietnam Era. He was a carpenter for 47 years and enjoyed camping, mud trucks and cooking but most of all spending time with his family.
            Left to cherish his memories is wife, Benita Ball Estep; son, Dwight Estep and wife, Amy, of Murphy; daughters: Lorenda Dockery and husband, Gerald, of Murphy; Shana McCurry and husband, Jamie, of Burnsville and Cassie McCurry and husband, Morris, also of Burnsville; siblings:  Charles Estep, Ann Rice, June Hunter, Kate Wilson and Patricia Fern Haney; six grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews also survive. 
            Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Rev. Kenneth Parker and Rev. Steve Robinson will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.  Private burial will follow.   To send online condolences, please visit our website at  

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