William Lamar "Bill" McELVEEN


McELVEEN, William Lamar "Bill", 56, of Tampa, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born in Atlanta, GA to Malcom and Doris McElveen on July 7, 1957, who preceded him in death. Bill graduated from the University of Georgia and was employed by Vology Data Systems. An avid Georgia Bulldogs fan, Bill loved watching sports with family and friends. Bill is survived by his loving family, wife, Swanson Latta McElveen; and a daughter, Courtney Quinn McElveen Hyland and husband Matt; brother, Ed McElveen, wife Laura; sisters, Penny McElveen Flowe, husband Cecil, and Cathy McElveen Witt, husband Bill. Bill is also survived by Griffin, the greatest four-legged friend of all time. There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 2 pm at the American Legion Post 138, Port Tampa City, 5535 W. Prescott Street, Tampa 33607. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa 33607, or the the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 28, 2014