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Winfred A. Elder

June 15, 1945 - March 7, 2016

Burial Date March 9, 2016

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Winfred Albert Elder, 70, of Brookneal passed away Monday, March 7, 2016. He was the husband of Faye Brown Elder for 50 years.

Mr. Elder was born in Charlotte County, June 15, 1945 son of the late Randolph Henry “Bill” Elder and Nannie Harper Elder. He attended Roanoke Presbyterian Church, was a former employee of Montaque-Betts, Dan River Mills and was retired from Ridgeway Farms.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Troy A. Elder (Wendy) of Brookneal, Todd C. Elder (Oscarlyn) of Richmond; one granddaughter, who was the light of his life, Madeline Faith Elder; two brothers, Ralph T. Elder (Nancy) of Nathalie, M. Kent Elder of Lake City, Fla; one sister, Dianne E. Epperson (Luke) of Brookneal. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ryland Elder.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Roanoke Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Charlie Haley with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roanoke Presbyterian Church cemetery fund, 444 Ridgeway Road, Brookneal, VA 24528.