Elden Leon Elder, 71, of Sams Valley, died Mar. 4, 2012, at his home.
He was born in Grants Pass and graduated in the Class of 1958 from Eagle Point High School. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1963 and was proud to serve his country.
A career logger, he also had many other interests, including RC airplanes, playing the piano, golf, video games, target shooting, rock hounding and the Trailblazers, sometimes.
He is survived by his wife, Linda, three children and six grandchildren. Elden’s friendliness, humor, warmth and optimism will be remembered with love by his family and many friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Asante Hospice. A memorial service was held Mar. 7 at Conger Morris, Central Point Chapel.