Carl R. Elberfeld, 88, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Sunday, February 17, 2013, at 12:05 p.m. at Court House Manor.
Carl was born August 5, 1924, in Ironton, Ohio to Raymond and Ethel Ratliff Elberfeld. He grew up in Greenfield, Ohio where he was a graduate of Edward Lee McClain High School. He attended Miami (Ohio) University where he played football.
He was an investment broker for over 50 years.
Carl was a member of First Christian Church/Crossroads Christian Church for over 50 years and served as a deacon for many years. He was a World War II Army veteran; was a former member of the Washington Court House Rotary Club and was an avid golfer and sports fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jack and Ralph Elberfeld.
Carl is survived by his wife, the former Maxine Badgley whom he married August 3, 1946; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Marcia Elberfeld and a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Gordon Lowe, all of Washington Court House; five grandchildren, Christy Mycroft and her husband, Brian, Tim Elberfeld, Stacey Lewis and her husband, Eric, Brian Lowe, and Sarah Boehm and her husband, Justin; nine great grandchildren and a brother and sister-in-law, Don and Betty Elberfeld of Springfield, Ohio.
The funeral will be Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Todd Maurer, minister at the Crossroads Christian Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Crossroads Christian Church, 175 Halliday Drive, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.