Billie J. Elder, 79, Middleburg FL

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.