Lee J. Estep born February 4, 1931 to Carl and Laura Estep at Sand
Creek, near Cromwell.
He married Jera Hickman July 4, 1952. He worked 40 years in the oil field as a driller, roughneck, and tool pusher.
Lee served 2 years in the Army during the Korean War. He spent 10 months in Baumholder, Germany as a gunner on the 280 Millimeter atomic cannon.
Lee served as a deacon for the First Assembly of God Church Holdenville.
Preceding Lee in death are his parents and one daughter Cheryl, his mother-in-law and father-in-law Mack and Lobertia Hickman.
Survivors include his wife Jera, of the home, son Michael Lee Estep and wife Marty and Bert of Del City; two grandsons Michael Shane and wife Betty of Gernada, Shawn and wife Kendra of Midwest City; four great-grandchildren Blake, Madison, Taylor, and Tyler: two brothers Richard of Seminole, OK, Rick of Holdenville, OK; one sister Geraldine Lowe of Drum-right; one brother-in-law Richard Hickman and his dog Cocoa.
Pall bearers will be Blake Estep, Michael Estep, Shawn Estep, Tyler Estep, Blake Browning, and Jesse Sawyer.
Honorary pall bearers will be David Roark, Paul Clevenger, Jerry Davis, Jimmy Wortman, Don Kimrey, Jerry Green, Heath Browning, and Rick Arthur.
Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at First Assembly of God Church Holden-ville, with Pastor Paul Rat-cliff and Rev. Allen Lewis officiating. Burial to follow at Little Cemetery.
Arrangement by Stout-Phillips Funeral Home.