Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, from noon until 1 p.m. at the Nauvoo Church of God in Nauvoo, prior to the funeral service at 1 p.m. at the church with Bro. Johnny Sims and Pastor Billy Butler officating the service. Burial will be in the Shiloh Cemetery in Kansas.
Elrod was predeceded in death by his son, Rufus Gene Elrod; father, Jack Vintson; and brother, Joe Bob Walker.
He is survived by his wife, Faye Verna (Daisy) Roden Elrod; one son, Robert Elrod; mother, Vera Walker Vinston; two sisters, Sandy Brown and her husband, Norwood, and Glenda Dodd and her husband, Leon; four brothers, Larry Elrod, Billy Vintson and his wife, Bonnie, Dennis Vintson and his wife, Sam, and Jimmy Walker and his wife, Jean; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
Wilson Brothers Funeral Home, Carbon Hill; 205- 924-4147