Jack Paul McElyea

Jack Paul McElyea

Birth
Death 17 Oct 2014 (aged 81)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section R Site 355
Memorial ID 137498919 · View Source
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Jack Paul McElyea, 81, of Decatur, passed away at 1:40 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 17, 2014) in his residence.

He was born on May 21, 1933 in Oskaloosa, Illinois, the son of Paul and Edith (Sutton) McElyea. He married Shirley Ann Cox on March 12, 1965. She survives.

He is also survived by his son, Jeffrey Jack McElyea; two granddaughters; brother, Jerry (Mary) McElyea and sister, Mary Jane (Jack) Burton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his aunt, Gladys Sutton.

He served in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve during the Korean War.

Published in the Decatur, Il. Herald-Review Oct 20, 2014.


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  • Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 19 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 137498919
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jack Paul McElyea (21 May 1933–17 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 137498919, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Nancy Cannon (contributor 46739623) .