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“So sorry to hear , but knowing he is with god makes it better ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Joe and Mischelle Nelson - Bremen, KY

“was a very good friend going to miss him rip buddy ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: james david tunnicliff - FL

“He was one of a kind. Such a sweet and wonderful man, always had a smile on his face and always a kind word to be said. He was so sweet to me,...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: deborah divine - shelbyville, KY

“My horse back riding Uncle I love you ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Noffsinger Owens - KY

“It says in the Bible, that "There were giant in the earth, in those days." Uncle Estel was one of those giants! I'm not really from Alaska, I'm...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jay Divine - St. Louis, Missouri, AK

“I thought the world of Estel. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: don bruce - white plains, KY

“Pop was always the loudest, funniest, and most lovable guy in the room. He was the life of everyroom, even on solemn days he made it all better with...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Austin Divine - Tupelo, MS

“Uncle Estil always had time for me during the summers when I'm sure I was more of a burden than help but he never objected to be spending time with...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Dave Noffsinger - Nolensville, TN

“One of my fondest memory's of Estel was we set together in the choir at Mt. Pisgah. He told me he couldn't hear to well and for me to punch him if...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Donnie Brown - Central City, KY

“Some of my fondest memories as a child was the opportunity to ride horses to church with Estil on Sunday Mornings. He used to ride up to the ole home...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kenny Bruce - Central City, KY

“I remember the times in Midland when I was young looking up to the Divines...they are so precious to me...great christain people who loved us kids...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dottie M Swain - Shelbyville, TN


BREMEN – Estel H. Divine, 94, of Bremen, died Friday, January 24, 2014 at his residence in Bremen. He was born November 15, 1919 in Muhlenberg County.

He rode his horse (Blaze) to the fair in Nashville, TN. He joined the Civil Conservation Camp (CCC) at age 16 where he worked in several states including Wyoming, Oregon and Alaska; he managed the fairgrounds at Central City for several years, was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, was active with the youth and drove the church bus. He was a 4 H youth leader for many years, called square dancing most Saturday nights, and was a charter member of the B & T (Break & Train) Saddle Club in the Bremen area and was a contractor in Muhlenberg and surrounding counties.. He enjoyed his time on the farm raising cattle and a garden, scuba diving & riding horses.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Betty Martine Divine, his parents, Hosea & Bertha Divine, a grandson, Christopher Snodgrass, granddaughter, Marna Snodgrass, great granddaughter, Emily Casebier, sons in law, Eddie Snodgrass, Don Peach and Lane Casebier, brothers J. T. Divine and Charlie Divine and sisters, Renova Divine, Willie Mercer and Helen Jordan.

Survivors include a son, Steve (Bonnie) Divine, three daughters, Reda Peach, Cheryl Snodgrass & Melinda (David) Wilcox, grandchildren, Michael (Tiffany) Divine, Kathy (Dino) Lanter, Matthew (Christina) Divine, Monte (Lynnette) Casebier, Marty (Megan) Casebier, Micah (Sabrina) Casebier, Chad (Stephanie) Snodgrass, Charity (Todd) Franklin, Kristin (Ben) Duvall, Michaela Wilcox and Dawson Wilcox. Twenty five great grandchildren, two brothers, Ned Divine and Robert Divine, a sister, Edith Noffsinger and many, many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, January 27, 2014 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City conducted by Rev. Bill Bursztynski with burial to follow in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Bremen. Visitation will be after 5:00 PM Sunday and after 8:00 AM Monday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can take form of donations to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 661 Mt. Pisgah Road, Bremen, KY 42325 or Divine Foundation Scholarship Fund, c/o Mr. Dal Divine, 15562 School House Road, Bunker Hill , IL. 62014 or to the Gideons International. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.