OBITUARY

James Ronald Elrod

October 6, 1941February 1, 2014
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Retired Master Seargent James R. Elrod, Aircraft Firefighting and Rescue Specialist in the United States Marine Corp., passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet at 6:10 pm at the age of 72. He was a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and a resident of Gonzales, La. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Kaigler Elrod of Gonzales, 1 daughter and son-in-law: Amy Elrod Creel and Wayne Creel of Baton Rouge, 1 son: James D. Elrod of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1 sister: Barbara Cox of Northport, Alabama, 2 brothers: Frank Jackson and Charles Jackson both of Alabama, 2 grandchildren: Sean Patrick Creel and Kelsey Elise Creel of Baton Rouge, his mother-in-law: Ms. Elsie Kaigler of Gonzales, 4 sisters-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews and Sammie Elrod, his faithful Shihtzu. He is preceded in death by his mother: Bertha Anderson Allen, father: Ulmer Allen, 1 daughter: Suzy Toler, 1 sister: Gladys Jackson Hulsey. Visitation will be held at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Visiting will resume on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales from 8:00 am until religious services at 10:00 am, with burial at 12:30 pm at Port Hudson National Cemetery, Port Hudson, La. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Navy Achievement Medal while serving his country in the United States Marine Corp.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • Visitation Thursday, February 6, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 6, 2014

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Committal Service
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James Ronald Elrod

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Ruthie and Beverly

February 6, 2014

Mr. Elrod was a wonderful soul and always had a smile for us no matter how he was feeling. He will be missed.
love,
Ruthie and Beverly, Hematology/Oncology Clinic

J. F. Hartner

February 5, 2014

To The Family of James R. "JIM" Elrod;
We are so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. May your Faith bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

We thank you for "HIS SERVICE" to our country.

Our Deepest Sympathy
Rev. & Ms. J.F. Hartner
John 14:16

Pam , Tracy & Fran

February 4, 2014

We at BonWorth are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know how we can help.

Lydia & Timothy Kane

February 4, 2014

Carol I am so sorry for your loss. We love you with all our hearts. Jimmy is up there filling uncle Jake in on us.

From the Staff of Ourso Funeral Home

February 3, 2014

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

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