Family, friends mourn death of AFA Cadet Kaleb Estes

Family, friends mourn death of AFA Cadet Kaleb Estes

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Family, friends and fellow cadets are mourning the loss of Air Force Academy Cadet Kaleb Estes.

A special cadet choir performed at the funeral for Estes on Thursday at the chapel.

Many described him as brilliant, compassionate, and adventurous.

They say he loved to skydive.

Estes died May 7 in a skydiving accident in Ellicott.

READ MORE: USAFA cadet dies in skydiving accident

A teacher says he was always challenging the standard way of thinking and pushing his loved ones to live life to the fullest.

Estes was also a leadership officer in his Cadet Squadron 39 and was given military honors during the funeral.

He will be buried in Alabama.


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