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Mr. Johnny Elrod age 38 of Salem passed away Thursday, July 7 at his home.

Johnny was born July 9, 1977 in Bedford, Indiana the son of William “Bill” and Sherry Sullivan Elrod.  He was a member of the Bricklayer and Allied Craftsman Union and a lifetime farmer.  He was also a member of the Southern Indiana Tractor Pullers Association and Westview Christian Church. 

He is survived by his wife:  Shelley Rosenbaum Elrod.  They were married August 12, 2000.  He is also survived by his daughter:  Allie Elrod of Salem, parents:  Bill and Sherry Elrod of Salem, sister:  Julie Fleenor of Salem, and grandparents:  Jack and Kathryn Sullivan of Salem.  He was preceded in death by grandparents:  Ralph and Margarite Elrod.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00AM at Westview Christian Church.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 2-8PM at Westview Christian Church and Monday from 9AM-time of service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Johnny’s memory to IU Foundation/Synovial Sarcoma Research.  Please indicate “In Memory of Johnny Elrod” on your gift and send it payable to IU Foundation/Synovial Sarcoma Research, IU Simon Cancer Center PO Box 7072 Indianapolis, IN  46207.