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Paul Irvin Estep Jr.

Obituary for Paul Irvin Estep Jr.

March 10, 1958 - September 28, 2019
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 61


Paul I. Estep Jr., 61, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday September 28, 2019 at his home. He was born March 10, 1958 on a British merchant ship vessel travelling between New York and London, England to the late Paul Sr. and Josephine Flynn Estep. In keeping with his father's Air Force postings in London and Langley, Paul was raised in London, England, Newport News, Virginia and Hampton Roads, Virginia. Upon Paul Sr. leaving the Air Force to work for the University of Evansville, the family moved to Newburgh, Indiana in 1965. Paul was a 1976 graduate of Castle High School and a computer science graduate of the University of Evansville. He worked as a civilian software engineer for the Air Force at Hill Air Force Base in Layton, Utah with the 4545th Test Group and later transferred to the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base in Palmdale, California to work on the F-117 at the Lockheed-Martin "Skunk Works." Upon retiring, Paul returned to the area to live in Newburgh and then Owensboro. He was involved in local republican politics, running for the House of Representatives in 2010.

Paul is survived by his brother, Chris Estep of Newburgh, Indiana; a sister, Kathy Wilcockson of Owensboro, Kentucky; another brother, Kent Estep of Los Angeles, California; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The committal service for Paul Estep will be 11 a.m. Friday in Christ Chapel at Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

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