Randy A. Elder, 61, of Mulberry Grove, formerly of Vandalia, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Ernest Flowers officiating. Burial will be in McInturff Cemetery in Hagarstown. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials: The family. Online condolences may be shared at www.millerfh.net.
Mr. Elder was born on Aug. 13, 1951, in Sterling, the son of Alva and Reabert Diveley Elder. He married Martha Donaldson on June 20, 1980, in rural Vandalia.
He was an antique and produce dealer.
He is survived by his wife; son, Randy Elder and his wife Michelle of Marco Island, Fla.; daughter, Heather Elder and Brian of Vandalia; brothers, Danny Elder of Lemont, Eugene Elder of Vandalia, Michael Elder of Vandalia and Harry Ellsworth of Pocahontas; sisters, Jeanene Lener of Plainfield and Carmen Elder of Vandalia; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, David Elder and Stevie Elder.
Miller Funeral Homes - Vandalia
831 N. Fifth St.
Vandalia, IL 62471
Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 23 to Jan. 30, 2013
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