In Loving Memory of
Elton Dancer, 69, of Elkhart passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Military graveside services will be 11 am on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at Pilgrim Cemetery under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
He was born October 15, 1946, in Houston, Texas to Luther Mitchell Dancer and Elouise Carter Dancer. Mr. Dancer served in the U.S. Navy and was a carpenter for many years. He had lived in Anderson County since 1985 and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Elkhart. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Derwood Mitchell Dancer and two children, Michael Luther Dancer and Kimberly Annette Dancer Defore.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Dancer; brother, Alton Dancer and brother-in-law, Joe Luker; sister, Carol Elizabeth Prestridge; four grandchildren, Kelsey and Cody Defore and Brent and Samantha Dancer; and nephew, John Luker.
Visitation will be 6-8 pm Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
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