Richard Owen Elder, 53, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Adena Greenfield Medical Center.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1964 in Springfield, the son of George D. and Nancy (Wilson) Elder.
He was a former employee of Weller’s Plumbing and Heating.
He is survived by one son, Richard Elder, Jr. of Greenfield; one daughter, Amber (Randy Woods) Elder of Washington C.H.; one stepdaughter, Michelle Miley of Greenfield; one stepson, Brian Miley of Wilmington; three step-grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Elder; and one sister, Nancy “Betsy” Elder-Lichauco, both of California.
He was preceded in death by his life partner, Lillie Miley; one granddaughter, Lillie Laree Woods-Elder; and both parents.
Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 20 at the Murray-Fettro Funeral Home in Greenfield. Burial in the Greenfield Cemetery will take place at a later date.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until time of the service.

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