George A. Elder

George Atwill Elder, 71, died Oct. 4, 2013, in Temple, Texas. He retired March 2000 as a lieutenant from Prince George County Sheriff's Department after serving 27 years.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Patricia. He is also survived by: sons, Michael G. Elder (Dewey) of Powhatan, and Jason Lewis of Jacksonville, N.C.; and daughters, Kelly Knupp of Prince George, Shannon Elder of Austin, Texas, and Neely Arrington (Mike) of Chesterfield; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service was held in Lometa, Texas, on Oct. 6, 2013. An informal gathering will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Brother's Pizza, 25809 Cox Road, Petersburg, to celebrate George's life. Friends and family are invited.

Published in The Progress-Index on Dec. 27, 2013