Harlon Steve Elrod, 60, of Dayton, passed away Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2019, in Chattanooga. Steve was born on Aug. 17, 1959 in Punta Gorda, Fla., and lived most of his life in Rhea County. He was a graduate of Rhea County High School, class of 1977. Steve served his country with the U.S. Army and had been employed as a pipefitter.
He is survived by his mother, Della Tollett Elrod Brewer; sister, Melinda (Steve) Calbaugh; three children, Shawn, Ashley and Allen; five grandchildren; niece, Melissa (Matt) Bishop; and special nephew and niece, Canyon and Maddie Bishop, all of Dayton.
Steve was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Elrod.
Funeral services for Steve will be held Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at 12 noon in the Vanderwall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Lane Davis officiating. He will be laid to rest with military honors next to his father in Spring City Memorial Gardens.
Share memories of Steve on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being cared for by Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends one hour before the funeral.