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Arnold "Ampy" Elam

September 5, 1935 December 16, 2017
Arnold "Ampy" Elam
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Arnold E. “Ampy” Elam 82 of Harrisburg passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Shawnee Rose Care Center in Harrisburg. He was born in Pope County September 5, 1935 the son of Cressie and Mary Elizabeth Carter Elam. He married the former Mary Moore and she preceded him in death on October 10, 2010. Ampy worked and retired from Raben Tire Co. He was a member of Herod Springs Baptist Church, Harrisburg Lodge #325 AF&AM and Ainad Shrine.

Surviving are 1 son Arnold Lee (Linda) Elam of Pittsburg and 1 daughter Connie (Todd) Horton of Harrisburg, 1 brother Bob (Donna) Elam of AZ, 2 sisters, Gladys Pollard of Harrisburg and Edna (Bill) Wright of Peoria, 1 sister in law Wanda Moore of Harrisburg, 6 grandchildren, Amanda Beard, Christopher Elam, Tara Sailer, Travis Horton, Trevor Horton nad Kayla Elam, 6 great grandchildren, Josalyn Beard, Kaydence Horton, Oliver Sailer, Kylah Horton, Calvin Sailer, Connor Sailer and Kayson Horton who is due to arrive soon.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Mary Moore Elam.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 19 at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dewayne Taylor officiating and burial to follow at Pierson Cemetery south of Harrisburg. Friends may call after 12:00 PM at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg. For those who wish, memorials may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society.

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Visitation

Tuesday

19

Dec

12:00 PM 12/19/2017 12:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

19

Dec

2:00 PM 12/19/2017 2:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States
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