Richard T. Elder Sr., 90, of Prince George County, passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg.
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Mr. Elder was the son of the late Thomas W. and Roxie Adkinson Elder, and was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Louise C. Elder, who passed away on April 11, 2014.
He attended Oakland Baptist Church in Disputanta, was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, and a retired technician with C&P Telephone Company.
Richard was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He is survived by: his daughter, Bonnie E. Daniel and husband, Donnie of Disputanta; a son, Richard T. Elder Jr. and wife, Eugenia of Prince George; a grandson, Richard T. Elder III and wife, Ashley; a great-grandson, Gabrien Lucas Elder of Prince George; numerous nieces; and nephews.
A graveside service for Richard and Louise will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George, with the Rev. Robert W. Livesay III officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Oakland Baptist Church, 12601 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, VA 23842. Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard.
Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on May 25, 2014