Robert “Bobby” Lee Estes, age 73, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born July 8, 1944 in Richmond, IN, a son of the late Stanley and Ruby Fleenor Estes.


He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Louise Bowers Estes; daughters, Angela Arthur and husband David, Melissa Sluss and husband Randall; grandchildren, Keshia Estes, Chelsey Estes, Jamey Rhea, Candice Thomas and husband Matt, Marissa Sluss, Megan Denton, and Summer Fricker; great grandchildren, Aiden, Isacc, Connor, Carson, and Xander; brothers, Gary Estes and wife Cathy, Billy Estes, and Larry Estes; and sister, Dottie Keene.


The funeral service will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Austin Cook and Pastor Leroy Fleenor officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. The interment will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Mary’s Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Arthur, Randall Sluss, Carl Fleenor, Tim Taylor, Jimmy Lynch and Steven Russo.


As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the family. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Angie Booher, Miranda Burnette, and Pat Gill for the care, compassion and love they showed to Mr. Estes over the years.