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Charles Richard “Tee” Winters-Estep


Charles “Tee” Winters-Estep was born on September 3, 1964 to the late Gladys and Charles Estep of Mechanicsville, MD. Tee was surrounded by his loving family at George Washington Hospital on Thursday, August 10, 2023, when he departed this life to be with his Heavenly Father.  Tee received his education in the St. Mary’s County Public School System, graduating from Great Mills High in 1983, Great Mills, MD.

Tee established a long life of forty-two years full of love and laughter with his high school sweetheart, Ann “Niecy” Hewlett.  They became the “favorite” uncle and aunt to many nieces and nephews. Together Tee and Niecy raised their adored son, Tavaris Hewlett. Tee was a dedicated son, life partner, brother, uncle, and employee. He put his all into those he loved and everything he did.

After graduation, Tee was employed with various Government Contractors supporting the Naval Air Station; the first being American Electronics where he was employed for over ten years as a shipping and receiving clerk supervisor. He continued his career as an extraordinary employee and supervisor for over fifteen years with Compliance Corporation. His commitment and exceptional work ethic as an employee shined through in his many accolades achieved throughout his career. During his tenure as a supervisor, Tee was recognized for his outstanding service, receiving the Performance Award several times in 2007, 2009, and 2012 and he also received the President’s Award for superior performance in 2006 and 2008. Tee was a shining star at work and within his relationships among family and friends.

Along with his parents, Gladys and Charles, Tee is preceded in death by his son, Tavaris Hewlett; his aunts, Agnes Jordan, Loretta Medley, Barbara Ann Winters, and Charlotte Estep Thomas; his uncles, James, Joseph, and Edward Winters and James, Louis, Joseph, David, Michael, and Rodney Estep; his mother and father-in-love, Doris and Alfred Hewlett; his brother-in-loves, Ricky Sr., Charles Sr., and Shawn Hewlett, Barry Moore, and Horace McClane Sr.

Tee leaves to cherish his memories his life partner, Niecy; his sisters, Diane “Sue Sue” Harris (Jerry), Sheila Coates (Russell), Mary “Sissy” Estep (Mark), Cheryl Warren (Daryl), and Jowana and Jessica Holton; his brothers, Wayne Estep (Cheryl), and Jerry Estep; his aunts, Wilma Estep and Yvonne Robinson and his uncles, Carroll Winters and Lawrence Estep; his sister-in-loves, Donna Moore, Linda McClane (his roommate), Janice and Rhonda Hewlett, Ava Maddox (Xavier), Cheryl Jones (Mike), and Tracy Travers; his brother-in-loves, Mitchell, and Everett “Fitzy” Hewlett, and Brian Smith; six godchildren, Dinecia Harris, Harmony McClane, DiMarco St. George, Terrell Thomas, Kayla and Amber Young; special friends, Dan Smith, Joe Joe Somerville, and Jamie Swales, along with a host of other relatives and friends.   

Family and friends will unite on Friday, August 25, 2023 for visitation at 9:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 16922 St. Peter Claver Road, St Inigoes, MD 20684.  Interment to follow at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church cemetery, Lexington Park, MD 20653.

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  1. Debbie Karr ( Norris) says:

    To the Estep family, so so sorry for your loss. May God Bless you all

  2. Patsy Meredith says:

    Our deepest prayers and condolences are extended to Tee’s family and friends. We will indeed truly miss him but GOD always know best. Our tears will dry and we will see more clearly that Tee is where he really wanted to be, no more pain, no more suffering and with those that have transitioned. Our sadness will be replaced with memories, our memories will be filled of the way he touched our lives, h ow he smiled, his easy way of walking and how he had a quiet way of just being Tee. May the Gates of Heaven open wide and the angels sing you in – your Angels are waiting – your job is done.

  3. Heidi Barnes says:

    To The Family: Tee i have known you forever, you always were such a good guy! And was always happy R.I.P. my friend! Niecy may almighty GOD uphold you with his ever-redeeming love, you were a team! To your siblings hold dear to the memories, they will live on in your hearts forever. He is now at peace.



  5. Linda McClane says:

    My buddy, My buddy “Tee”
    No more suffering no more pain.
    You will be greatly missed. My heart is So, saddened It is hard to say goodbye but, I know I must, because God has you now. I will cherish all the memories and fun I had with You and Niecy together. You gave me my name “roommate”
    Tears falling rest in peace brother-in-law

  6. Sissy Estep says:

    Tee you left us way too soon but knowing that you are at peace makes it easier to deal with!! I will cherish all the memories of us. You are surely missed and I don’t k it how I’m going to get through this but with the grace of God, all thing all’s are possible!! Until we meet again, love you always!!!

  7. Plum says:

    My condolences to the Estep family. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  8. Eric Gross says:

    May prayer are with you and your family and may God keep you close in his heart its a hard but God knows best he’s not in pain any more niece keep your head which cometh your help keep holding on to God’s unchanging hand may the Lord God bless you real good

  9. Yolanda L Williams-Davis says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest easy Uncle Tee❤️❤️

  10. Linda Chase says:

    My sincere condolences to the Winters-Estep family. When we lived on Norris Road, Tee was such a kind and gentle young man. May he rest in Heavenly peace.

  11. Paulette Jordan Estep says:

    To Niecy and my Estep family my heart is heavy and still in disbelief. Tee was my cousin and my buddy. Going to miss the smile the hugs and the conversations whenever l would see you. You will forever be in heart. I will keep you all in prayer. I will miss you dearly. Rest in paradise Tee

  12. Francis Bankins says:

    Condolences to the family….

  13. Ricky Ray says:

    I already miss you so much Unc! The family already misses you so much! I wish God would’ve gave us more time with you but the time we had was full of fun times and laughable memories. Those can’t be captured in a pic and will live long in my memory bank. You probably couldn’t imagine how much you are missed Tell Tavaris I love him and miss yall both. Until we meet again. #FamilyStrong

  14. Pat Gatton says:

    To charles family may he rest in peace.i worked with Charles at burch and wise.he was good people. Always had a ☺ on his face. R.i.p.my brother..

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