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Elwood was born March 20, 1943 in Douglas County, Mo., to Lloyd and Bertha (Stillings) Williams.
Elwood was employed by Fasco as a die caster for several years. He liked to play bingo and travel to casinos, hunt, as well as watching the St. Louis Cardinals. He was an Army veteran, and served during the Korean War. Elwood was gifted musically and enjoyed writing songs, singing, and recording music.
He was a Christian and attended the First Southern Baptist Church in Ava.
Elwood was preceded by his parents, Lloyd and Bertha Williams; one sister, Marie Lett; and two brothers, Donald Williams and Denzil Williams.
Elwood is survived by one sister and her husband, Wilma and Lee Hampton, Ozark, Mo.; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Elwood were Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m., at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo., with burial in the Stillings Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday from 9 a.m. to service time in the funeral home. Officiating was the Rev. Joe Lafferty. Memorials may be made to the family as love offerings.
Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.