Harry Lynch Elmore - CLYO - Harry Lynch Elmore, 87, son of the late Frances Lynch Deacy passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at his home in Clyo, Georgia under hospice care. He was born in Savannah on May 17, 1926. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years, Betty Beville Elmore; a daughter, Pamela Elmore Weber; and a granddaughter, Lauren Downing. He is survived by a brother, F. Tanner Elmore of Savannah; three daughters, Nita Crawford (Tim), Mary Downing (Guy), and Kerrie Matthews (Steve), all formerly of Savannah; a son-in-law Bernie Weber; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Boyd and Inez Autio; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Elmore served in the Navy during World War II aboard the Battleship, USS Arkansas. He was employed by the US Army Corps of Engineers for 30 years of dedicated service. Upon his retirement from the Corps, he managed his family's business Deacy Welding Supply. He was a former 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Holy Family Council No. 5588, and the Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee. He built a home in Clyo, Georgia on the Savannah River. He enjoyed his family and friends and had many awesome oyster roasts, low country boils, and cookouts. He was a true artisan; he designed and made many beautiful and unique pieces of wrought iron furniture. He loved the Lord and his family. He was a member of Mizpah United Methodist Church in Clyo. He was a strong, honest, and well respected man who will be greatly missed and never forgotten. Our special and heartfelt thanks to Steve Matthews (son-in-law) for his care and devotion to our Father during his illness. Visitation: 6-8 pm Thursday, May 8, 2014 in the funeral home. Funeral: 11 am Friday, May 9, 2014 at Mizpah United Methodist Church. Interment: Mizpah UMC Cemetery Remembrances may be made in honor of Mr. Elmore to Mizpah United Methodist Church, 129 Mizpah Rd., Clyo, GA 31303 or Hospice Savannah, PO Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416. Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home Effingham Chapel (912) 754-6421 Savannah Morning News May 7, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannnahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on May 7, 2014