It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Gary Clinton Elder at his home in Golden, BC during the early hours of Wednesday May 13 2015, at the age of 57.
Gary was born in Flin Flon Manitoba, January 17, 1958. He moved to the Kootenays in
the late 70’s. There he met Lissa and started a family. In 1996 they relocated to Golden where Gary worked for Mount 7 Taxi and later Hallcon, with whom he was still employed at the time of his death.
In his early years, Gary was an avid outdoorsman and fisherman, as his health declined
limiting his mobility, Gary enjoyed passing the time reading and was a skilled woodworker.
Gary is survived by Lissa Hake, his wife of 32 years and children Erin Johnson and
Clinton Elder, two grandchildren Katelyn and Megan Johnson along with his siblings Joyce (Martin), Glen, Garth, Dale (Loretta), Grant, Holly (Shawn) and Dean (Joanna), along with numerous nieces and nephews. Gary was predeceased by his parents, George Elder and Irene Levesque.
A celebration of life will be held toward the end of summer. An announcement will be placed in the Golden Star, once details are arranged.
He will be forever missed as a husband, father, brother, and friend. Online condolences may be sent to the family through Gary’s obituary at www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com