Billie J. Elder, 79, U.S. Navy (Ret), were held September 24, 2012 in the chapel of Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home. He died on Sept. 20, 2012.|
He was born at Big Bend, Calhoun County, the son of Stessel and Ruth Jones Elder.
He is survived by his loving wife Dottie; his daughters Sandra (Tom) Hill, and Joyce (Larry) Payne; his sons Billie Elder, Jr., and Keith (Michelle) Elder; also 9 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers.