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Monday March 18th, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Tuesday March 19th, 2019
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Ben Estep, Jr.

Ben Estep Jr., 89 of Dumas, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The funeral service will be conducted at 10 oclock in the morning on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Northlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 oclock until 8 oclock in the evening on Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors. Ben was born on May 30, 1929 in El Reno, Ok to Benjamin Sr. and Lucy (Leckie) Estep. He was united in marriage to Hazel Short on June 4, 1947 in Durant, Oklahoma. They shared their life together in the Dumas community for forty-six years. Ben was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Dumas. Ben had a love for the land which was evident in the fact that he farmed for over 37 years. During his career he farmed for the Garth family, the Mortons, the Stringers, the Shields and the Higleys. Ben was also known for his gently demeanor and was very kind. Ben was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Hazel in 2012; son, Danny Estep in 1953; brothers: Johnnie Estep in 2003 and Dewayne Estep in 1998; sister, Hazel Creek in 2008 and grandson, Chad Green in 1982. Ben is survived by his two daughters, Linda Collins and husband Richard and Laurie Green and husband Sweetie, all of Dumas; two sons: Rick Estep of Amarillo and Lonnie Estep of Fritch; nine grandchildren, Cindy Hall. Traci McKee, Kristopher Estep, Jason Estep and wife Josie, Rian Estep, Brandon Green and wife Jessica, Bud Estep, Brittney Studer and husband Colby and Raelee Nivens and husband Colt; brother: Delbert "Jack" Estep and wife Virginia; fifteen greatgrandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and best friend Leon Hulsey. The family will be at 207 Bailey. The family suggests memorials be made to the donor's charity of choice and be left with the funeral home.

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Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors May 18 2021 12:00 AM

Jr was a wonderful man and he wil be truely missed. I have no doubt he is smiling and singing with Jesus, and every family member gone on before. We will see them all again. Prayers of comfort and peace for each of you. We love you!

Roy and Kathy Reed of Pampa Texas Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

Linda and Laurie, Im so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you both and sure miss yall! Phyllis

Phyllis Smith of Lubbock, Texas Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. God bless you all.

Sarah Herron of Fritch Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

To Laurie and Linda, their siblings, children and grandchildren. May God keep and comfort each and everyone. He is smiling down from heaven, happy to be with meme once again.

Gary and Rebecca Berry of Baird, TX Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

I will keep all the Family in my Prayers during this time of Sorrow.

Terry Estep of Fayetteville NC Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

Praying for your comfort at this difficult time

Kimila Brazel of AMARILLO Mar 17 2019 12:00 AM

Im sorry for your loss. Ben always had a smile Ill on his face, even after a long day on those old tractors..

Jones Morton Mar 17 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry as I know your heart is broken! I'm praying for peace and comfort for all. What a blessing to have such a wonderful Patriarch for your family.

Mary Beth Kurts Meyers of Idaho Mar 17 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort to all the family and friends. Sending you hugs and love, Linda and Laurie. God Bless

June Scott of Dumas, Texas Mar 17 2019 12:00 AM