Gary Lloyd Elder Sr., 56, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at his residence.
Born Oct. 30, 1947, he was the son of Phillis Valasta Stahl Elder of Campbell, Mo., and the late Tim Lloyd Elder. He was a retired bus driver and farmer and was affiliated with the Baptist faith. He was also a member of the Teamster in St. Louis, Mo., for 19 years.
Survivors include one daughter, Deana Keppler of St. Louis, Mo.; one son, Gary Elder Jr. of Campbell, Mo.; one brother, Bruce Elder and wife, Marsha, of Gideon, Mo.; one sister, Janice Pittman and husband, Truman, of Malden, Mo.; five grandchildren, Matthew Keppler, Ashley Elder, Shane Keppler, Chelsea Elder and Sidney Keppler; five nieces, Amanda Elder, Jessica Elder, Leslie Elder, Autumn Pittman and Andrea Pittman; one nephew, Tuffy Pittman; and one aunt, Wanda Asher of Campbell, Mo.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell, Mo. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell, Mo., with the Rev. James Gore and the Rev. Anthony Dowdy officiating. Burial will be in the Elder Cemetery in Campbell, Mo.