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Johnny R. McElwee
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1946
Death: Jun. 2, 2010

July 30, 1946 - June 2, 2010

Johnny R. McElwee, age 63, a resident of Holt, Missouri, passed away at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Missouri on June 2, 2010.

He was born to the parents of Raymond L. and Ruth (Stratton) McElwee on July 30, 1946 in Braymer, Missouri. On May 22, 1975, he married Janice Claxton in Miami, Oklahoma. She survives of the home.

He worked for IDEAL as a truck driver for thirty-two years and retired in 1996 at the age of fifty years old. He was a member of Teamsters Local 41 for thirty-two years and the Star Club at the AmeriStar Casino in Kansas City. Johnny liked working on the farm and loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, mother, one son, John Bradley McElwee and wife Sherrie of Lee's Summit, Missouri; four brothers; Bill and Charles of Braymer, Missouri, Bobby of Meadville, Missouri, Terry of St. Charles, Missouri; two sisters, Helen Lawson and Nancy Caudle, both of Braymer, Missouri; three grandchildren, John Dillon McElwee, Dalton Bradley McElwee, and Devin Lawson McElwee; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Braymer United Methodist Church in Braymer, Missouri. There will be a family visitation on Sunday June 6 from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. at Pitts Funeral Home, Braymer, Missouri. Burial will be at Black Oak Cemetery in Braymer, Missouri. Friends may call the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Black Oak Cemetery and may be left at the funeral home or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47 Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be sent to

Family links: 
  Raymond Lee McElwee (1919 - 1999)
  Ruth Ellen Stratton McElwee (1920 - 2010)
  Janice K. Claxton McElwee (1951 - 2010)
  Larry LeRoy McElwee (1944 - 1944)*
  Johnny R. McElwee (1946 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Black Oak Cemetery
Caldwell County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Sharon Brown
Record added: Oct 18, 2011
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Johnny R. McElwee
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Rest In Peace...
- Tony
 Added: Dec. 22, 2011

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