OBITUARY

Chuck Elrod

August 20, 1938November 24, 2019
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Charles “Chuck” Vollie Elrod, Jr. – 81, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019. Mr. Elrod was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 20, 1938. Chuck was of the Baptist faith and a graduate of Lee University where he earned a degree in Psychology. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Alhambra Shrine and was a Vietnam War veteran. Chuck was retired from the US Army as a 1st Sergeant, retired from the State of Alaska and later worked for the US Post Office in Chattanooga and retired from the State of Tennessee. He was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Elrod, Sr.; mother, Lillian Roberts; daughter, Cindy Denise Elrod; sister, Linda Stewart and brother, Jimmy Elrod. Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 60 years, Barbara Elrod; son, Charles “Chuck” V. (Carolyn) Elrod, III; grandchildren, Charles “Chuck” V. Elrod, IV, Melissa J. Elrod and Dallas S. Elrod, all of Cleveland; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Bobby (Martha) Elrod of Chickamauga, GA; sisters, Juanita Reed of Hixson, TN and Wanda Smith of Soddy Daisy, TN; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the funeral home with Rev. Johnny Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 PM on Wednesday, November 27th at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas PL, Memphis, TN 38105 (stjude.org) or Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605 (shrinershospitalsforchildren.org). Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Burial Friday, November 29, 2019

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Eric Elrod

November 25, 2019

Love you Uncle Charles. We will all miss you. Please give Daddy a hug from me.

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