George Wayne Estill Jr., 45, died May 9, 2015. He was born in Independence, Mo. on Feb. 12, 1970 and was a resident of Albuquerque, N.M., since 1979. He worked in the film industry for years as a grip and was a member of the IATSE local 480 Union. He was a member of several organizations, including a local volleyball group. George was preceded in death by his grandparents: Harry and Grace Estill of Missouri and George and Edith Michie of McAlester, Okla. He is survived by his parents: George Wayne and Cathie Estill of Tahlequah, Okla.; sisters Elizabeth Estill of Tahlequah, Ruth Donoghue and husband Luke of Albuquerque, N.M; Michelle Estill of Oklahoma City, and his two loved dogs, Miroku and Maiko; and countless friends and family members. There will be a memorial service on July 25, 2015, at Crossway Baptist Church, 230 North St., in Tahlequah, at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite church or charity on behalf of our son, brother, cousin and friend.
Published on  July 13, 2015