I. J. Elmore, 85, died at 3:40 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1930 in Glasgow, KY to Seth and Ellie Levi Elmore.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patricia; two daughters, Deborah (Bill) Hamm and Janet (Jay) Grim and son, Robert (Linda) Elmore, all of Springfield; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren and one sister, Barbara Westbrook of North Carolina and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Elmore loved to hunt and fish. He participated in the Senior Olympics and medaled in pool and horseshoes. He previously worked at District #186 as a custodian.
Visitation: 10:30 – 11:30 am Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:30 am Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.