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Shane Anthony Elrod

May 4, 1975 — March 15, 2020

Mr. Shane Anthony Elrod, age 44, of Rockmart, GA passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020.

He was born in Marietta, GA on May 4, 1975, a son of Clifford George Elrod and the former Jo Anne Brown. Shane had lived the greater part of his life in Polk County where he was a member of the Davitte Lodge #513 F&AM in Aragon. He had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed: playing golf, riding his motorcycle, fishing, hunting, camping and grilling out. He also had a love for coaching. Shane was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served in the Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm.

Shane was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rev. James H. and Lois Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Casey Blankenship Elrod, to whom he was married on November 24, 2008; two sons, Dayton and Dawson Elrod; step-son, Lane Waddell; mother and father, Jo Anne and Alton Deems; brother, Justin Elrod and his wife, Leighann; nieces: Kelsea Elrod, Peyton Elrod and Kathryn Smith; nephew, Jason Blankenship; two step-brothers: Al Deems and his wife Missy and Lee Deems and his wife Jennifer; step-sister, Pam Brown and her husband Robert.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Euharlee Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Chambers officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with military and masonic graveside rites.

Mr. Elrod will lie instate at the church on Thursday from 1:00 pm until the funeral hour.

Pallbearers will include: Dawson Elrod, Dayton Elrod, Jimmy Mazurek, Lane Waddell, Jason Walker, Nick Addison, Jamie Prince and Justin Elrod.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 9:00 pm at the funeral home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Shane Anthony Elrod.

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