Carlton “Pete” Elam 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.
He was born Aug. 21, 1951 in Middletown, Ohio.
Carl is survived by his wife, Theresa Elam; son, Kellen (Jaquelin) Elam; daughters, Erin Elam, Kasey Elam and Kerrie Elam; his grandchildren, Nathan Simmons, Lauren Elam, Carly Simmons and Addilynn Simmons; sisters, Marsha Langnehs, Sheilia Wells and Melissa (Rick) Adams; and stepmother, Mary (Bill) Wheaton.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Kay Lloyd; father, Raymond Elam; and brother, Sam Elam.
Carl was an Army veteran, serving in Vietnam and later as a guard at the Berlin Wall, among many other posts.
He was mostly a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His love will be with us always.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com.