John Rufus McElroy June 4th 1929 - April 29th, 2021.
Rufus was born in Colbert Ga and stayed in Madison his entire life except for a period of time while in the Army stationed in Germany post WW ll. He is one of 12 children of Johnny and Ellie McElroy who preceded him. Also predeceasing him are his son Ricky McElroy and twin sister Ruth Hix Pace, brothers James McElroy, Thomas McElroy, Sam McElroy, Robert “Hummin” McElroy, sisters Kathrine Davis, Corrie Sinclair, Rosa Lee McElroy, Cornelia Giddens.
Surviving Rufus are his wife of 53 years Guynelle McElroy, Daughters Linda Birt (Stoney), Terri Morgan (Rick), sons Mike McElroy (Diane), Max Peck (Tricia), Chris Peck (Anita). Sisters Gloria McElroy and Francis McElroy. 11 grandkids and 10 great grandkids.
The family would like to thank Kebra Brown, Angela Blackwell and the entire Compassus team for their faithfulness during daddy’s long term care.
The family ask that no flowers be sent and any memory funds be sent to the charity of your choice.
The services will be graveside Sunday May 2nd at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Athens at 3pm. Visitation will be from 1 until 2 pm at the funeral home in Danielsville.
Lord and Stephens Danielsville are in charge of arrangements.
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