Roy Wayne Elder

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Roy Elder obit photo finalRoy Wayne Elder, 66, of Trenton, MO, passed away at his daughter’s home in Gilman City, MO, on April 23, 2024.

Roy was born in Bethany, Missouri, to Delbert (Tobe) and Deloris Darlene Elder on February 19, 1958. He grew up in Gilman City and graduated from Gilman City High School. Soon after graduating, he began his career at Modine Manufacturing, where he dedicated 46 years. He enjoyed hunting, and fishing, and was a faithful member of the Trenton Elk Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Darlene Elder, and a granddaughter, Brittany Zerbe.

Survivors who will miss Roy dearly include his daughter, Rebecca (Jessie) Fehring of Gilman City, MO; son, Jonathan Wayne of Jefferson City, MO; brothers, Rick (Vickie) Elder and Randall Elder of Jamesport, MO; grandchildren, Craig, Jacob, Jaren, Brittany, Kammie, Kaleb, Jaxson, Destiny; great-grandchild, Kohen Francis; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at Roberson Funeral Home in Bethany, MO. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery in Melbourne, MO. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Roy Elder Memorial Fund, in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424.

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