Vernon C. Estep, 85, of Melbourne, Florida passed away June 23, 2016 at the Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Florida. He was born May 18, 1931 in Culloden, West Virginia. Vernon proudly served in the United States Marines retiring as a captain after 22 years. He was a member of the USMC Mustang Association. His favorite past times were listening to music and spending time with his two grandsons. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Lois Ann; his son, Vernon; his daughter, Karen; his grandsons, Matthew and Steven Gaines; and his sisters Frances and Midge. Arrangements are under the care and Trust of Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremations, Port Orange, Florida.