Obituary of Patrick Elwood (1950-2021) – Sedalia, MO
Patrick John Elwood, 71, of Windsor, visited our Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City.
He was born August 26, 1950 in Long Beach, California, the son of Elmer Lyle and Shirley (Benjamin) Elwood.
Pat served honorably in the United States Army in Vietnam. He owned and operated a propane business in California before retiring and moving to Missouri. He also had his own welding business and had worked on the pipeline.
He was proud of his ’64 Galaxy which he called his “Baby”. He loved drag races and auto shows.
Pat has done a lot selflessly for a lot of people. He has helped many veterans obtain their VA benefits. He has also worked with AA and other programs, helping many people get their lives back on track. He did it with a Christlike spirit. He attended Grace Fellowship by assisting at baptisms, serving the Lord’s Supper, and many other events. He loved to serve God. He will be truly missed but certainly not forgotten.
Survivors include a sister, Gina Gill; one brother, Scott Elwood; a cousin who was like a brother, Jeff Moore; several aunts and uncles; and many close friends including Robert and Angie Dumsday and Codee and Samantha Blanchett who were like her own children
His parents died before him; his stepmother, Jeanette Fulgham; brothers, Michael and Terry; and his beloved dog, Spike.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Heckart Funeral Home, with Pastor Robert Dumsday II and Pastor Gene Gann officiating.
The coffin bearers will be Robert Dumsday II, Codee Blanchett, Robert Dumsday III, Carlos Astor, Bill Gauchat, Gene Gann and Joe Hamby.
Honorary bearers will be Gina Gill, Scott Elwood, Jeff Moore, Tammie Gualtieri, John Helmig and Lane Helmig.
Interment will be held at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
Visitations will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested at Windsor VFW Post 2610, of which Pat was a member.
Posted by SedaliaDemocrat.com from October 4 to 5, 2021.