Charles Avron Estep, 82, of Pettigrew, died Sunday, June 5, 2022, at home. 

He was born Sept. 9, 1939, at Pettigrew, to Demis Coy and Ossie Odell Smith.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother; two sons, Limerl A. Estep and James Sargent; two sisters, Frances Estep and Rosemary Eden; and one brother, Hobart Estep.  

He is survived by his wife, Illene Estep, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Roxana Estep of Springdale; two daughters and son-in-law, Vickie and Scott Dolan and Pamela Coyne, all of Huntsville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lee and Ruby Estep and John and Joyce Estep; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held in the pavilion at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at 145 Madison 3450, Pettigrew, with a potluck dinner to follow (bring a covered dish.) 

Cremation is entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.