Elmer was a US Navy and WWII Veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Post #22 and VFW Linton Post. Elmer worked as a clerical worker at Crane Naval Weapons Support Center before retiring in 1976.
Survivors include: one son, Donald R. Davenport of Linton, Ind.; three daughters, Marsha J. (John) Martin of Carrabelle, Fla., Donna L. (Larry) Bechtel of Odon and Bonnie M. (Leroy) Pearson of Winter Haven, Fla.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Elmer was preceded in death by: his parents; his first wife, Jessie Weddle; his second wife, Barbara Weddle; two sons, Edwin and Elmer Merle (Buddy); brother, John M. Weddle and sister, Viola M. Reed.
The funeral service will be held at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dick Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Sandborn Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites.
Visitation will be at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com