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Joseph Riley Elrod

Joseph Riley Elrod was born August 10, 1943 in Angelina, Texas to William Ray Elrod and Lucille Carlisle Elrod. He passed from this life on August 31, 2019 in Oklahoma City, at the age of 76 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Delean Elrod; daughter, Teresa Burleson and grandchildren, Chelsie and Schyler Burleson; his sisters, Willie Mae Elrod and Leona Reynolds; and his brother, Rayford Leon Elrod.

He is survived by his sons, David Joe Elrod and Eddye Elrod, both of Elk City, Ray Elrod, of Oklahoma City; his brother, Jimmy Elrod and wife, Janice; sister, Lou Adlong; brother-in -law, Joe Eddy, all of Sulphur; half brothers, Willie Lewis Elrod, of Blouts Town, Fla., Glen Elrod, of Oklahoma City, Delbert Elrod, of Nacogdoches, TX, Carlton Elrod, of Stonewall, and Raymond Elrod, of Caddo; half sisters, Melba Herrena and husband, Jerry, of Ottawa, KS and Virgina Pettigrew and husband, Bobby, of Davis along with a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of a burial, Joseph requested cremation. A memorial service will be held at Crossway Baptist Church on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Bill Leveridge officiating.

Sulphur Times-Democrat

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