2011-10-08 / Obituaries

Robert A. Elam

Robert A. Elam age 65, of Thurston, died at his residence on Sunday October 2, 2011. He was a retired lieutenant with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office with 18 years of service. He was in the US Air Force, and was a member of the Little White Church in Jesus’s Name.

Robert is survived by his wife of 34 years, Rebecca Elam; sons, Shawn Elam of Columbus, and Brandon Vincent, a nephew raised as a son, of Baltimore; daughter, Shana Elam of Lancaster; stepmother, Imogene Elam of Argonia, OH; four half brothers; five half sisters; and three stepsisters.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marshall Elam; mother, Lilly Howard; stepfather, Richard Howard; and sister, Shirley.

Funeral service is at 11 a.m. on October 6, 2011, at the Johnson Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore, officiated by Pastor Steven Parsley. Burial will follow at the Old Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Thurston.

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