Robert R. Elzey, 78

Posted on September 16, 2014

Robert R. Elzey, 78, of Uniondale, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton.
Bob had worked for 44 years, most recently as foreman, at the Legge Elevator in Uniondale, retiring in 1998. He was a lifetime member of the Uniontown Church of Christ, where he served on many boards and committees. He was the church janitor for 49 years and served as deacon/elder for 40 years. He was caretaker of the Uniontown Cemetery and served on the cemetery board for 27 years. Bob was an avid bowler.
Bob was born May 3, 1936, in Wells County, the son of L. Claire and Effie Mae (Fisher) Elzey.
He was united in marriage to Beverly J. Platt Sept. 14, 1957, at the Uniontown Church of Christ. His wife survives.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Glennda (Gary) Fisher of Uniondale; two grandsons, Stacey (Melissa) Fisher and Kyle Fisher; and four great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Madison, Camden and Kenley Fisher.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Nicole Fisher.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Uniontown Church of Christ, 11419N-200W, Ossian, with Pastor Erick Riddle officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Interment will be at the Uniontown Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made out to Uniontown Church of Christ or to the Family Hospice of Berne sent in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.
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