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Obituary for Jeffrey L. Elder

Jeffrey L. Elder
Battle Creek, formerly of Coldwater

Jeffrey Lynn Elder, age 64 of Battle Creek, passed away on January 4, 2021. Jeff was born on December 11, 1956 in Coldwater, the son of Thomas Jr. and Myrtle “Midge” (Sager) Elder. Jeff was a 1974 graduate of Quincy High School and was employed by Ace Pengelly Trucking for 26 years and was currently a truck driver and dispatcher for Wyatt Trucking. Jeff was a very generous, quiet man with a huge heart and will be remembered for his sense of humor. Jeff is survived by his girlfriend, Pam Bentley; daughter, Nicole Marie Elder; step daughter, Stephanie Seger; grandchildren: Hank Daniel Elam, Elizabeth Dawn (Hunter Sammons) Swafford, Gaberielle Salyer, and Austin Salyer; two great grandchildren; brothers: Thomas (Cindy) Elder and David Elder; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Jeff was preceded in death by his parents. Jeff’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home where his funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM. Burial will take place in Cedar Creek Cemetery. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Jeff’s family.