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Charles James "Jimmy" Elder
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1946
Levelland
Hockley County
Texas, USA
Death: May 25, 1972
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA

Jimmy Elder played football for Levelland High School. After graduation, he entered the US Navy. He joined the Navy Boxing team and was the All Navy and All Service Boxing champion. In 1970 he was the AAU boxing champion. After AAU, Jimmy won 10 of his 14 professional boxing matches before the discovery of a brain tumor that cut his Boxing career and life short. His wife was Sharron.

father: Charles Halston Elder
mother: Viola Kathleen Davis 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Halstead Elder (1917 - 2001)
 
Inscription:
TX EM2 US Navy Vietnam
 
Burial:
Levelland Municipal Cemetery
Levelland
Hockley County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill
Record added: Sep 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21820316
Charles James Jimmy Elder
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Charles James Jimmy Elder
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Charles James Jimmy Elder
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Tread lightly, This is a soldiers grave, Who fought in a Foreign land,Not afraid when freedom called they raised their hand, Giving their life they were buried in a simple mound; And yet to folks like you and me It should be Honored ground. . .
- Richard Mayo
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013
 
 
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