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Roy Wayne Elder, 66, Trenton, passed away at his daughter’s home in Gilman City on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

Roy was born in Bethany to Delbert “Tobe” and Deloris Darlene Elder on February 19, 1958. He grew up in Gilman City and was a graduate of Gilman City High School. Soon after graduating he started working at Modine Manufacturing and dedicated 46 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a faithful member of the Trenton Elk Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Darlene Elder; and a granddaughter, Brittany Zerbe.

Survivors who will miss Roy dearly include his daughter, Rebecca (Jessie) Fehring of Gilman City; son, Jonthan Wayne of Jefferson City; brothers, Rick (Vickie) Elder and Randall Elder of Jamesport; grandchildren, Craig, Jacob, Jaren, Brittany, Kammie, Kaleb, Jaxson and Destiny; great-grandchild, Kohen Francis; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2024 at Roberson Funeral Home in Bethany. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery at Melbourne. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Roy Elder Memorial Fund in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at