Darrell Estes was born and raised in Estill County, but has spent the majority of his life in Garrard County. Darrell served with the 9th Infantry Division In Vietnam. He began the funeral home business in March 2007. His family includes his wife, Karla Teresa; three daughters, Teri (Mike) Wentworth, Megan Estes, and Amanda (Scott) Hicks; and five grandchildren. In his spare time, Darrell likes collecting Die Cast Model hearses and old cars and woodworking. His favorite pastime, however, is rebuilding old cars and trucks. Darrell is the minister of McKinney Christian Church in Lincoln County.