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Robert Elrod

June 6, 1954 — July 14, 2011

CALVERT CITY - Robert Dale Elrod, 57, of Calvert City passed away at 6:53 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2011, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton.

He was the president of DK Construction Company and a member of Local 184 for 37 years (2nd generation). He served as a trustee to the Plumber and Steamfitters Local 184, a trustee to the Bolt Program and a trustee to the Regional Carpentry District Council. He was also of the Methodist faith and he was an avid racing, hot rod and rat rod enthusiast as well as a big sports fan.

Surviving are his wife, Wendy Elrod of Calvert City; one son, Dustin (Melissa) Elrod of Gilbertsville; two stepsons, Jeremy Rowe and Matthew Rowe, both of Calvert City; and two grandchildren, Ty Elrod and Karli Elrod, both of Gilbertsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Darrell "Butch" and Jean Lamon Elrod; his grandparents, A.P. and Valerie Elrod and Maurice E. and Zelphia Lamon; one infant son, Jonathan Darrell Elrod; and his first wife, Tammy Rhena Elrod.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with burial to follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011, at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 184 JAC.

Visitation Details

Saturday, July 16th, 2011 4:00pm - 8:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Service Details

Sunday, July 17th, 2011 2:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Interment Details

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

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