DIXON – Jeffery Allen Elder, 55, of Dixon, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at his home. He worked for Raynor Garage Doors for 33 years.
Jeffery was born Aug. 24, 1957, in Morrison, the son of Charlie and Virginia (Richmond) Elder. He served in the Army. Jeffery enjoyed listening to music and was interested in extraterrestrial life. He enjoyed being with his friends and was known for his wonderful sense of humor.
Survivors include his parents of Nelson; one son, Jesse (Tami Green) Elder of Dixon; one stepdaughter, Amber Huyett of Edgewater, Colo.; two brothers, Bruce (Catherine) Elder of Nelson and Jerry (Roxann) Elder of Rock Falls; one sister, Darla Tarbill of Nelson; one grandson, Marius Elder; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Jon Sedgwick, pastor, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.
A memorial has been established.
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