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Dolas McElroy, 83, Russell Springs, KY (1938-2021)

Dolas McElroy passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Fairoaks Nursing Home. He was 83 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Tony Stephens officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Springs Cemetery, 1516 Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

Visitation will be at 10amCT on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

He was born on Saturday, January 15, 1938, in Russell Springs, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Alma Foley McElroy and the late Colonus McElroy.

Survivors include:
  • A daughter, Sherry Keeney, of Somerset KY
  • A son, Dean McElroy, of Russell Springs KY.
  • Three Sisters: Edna Wilson, of Russell Springs KY, Donna Guffey, of Russell Springs KY, and Jean Popplewell, of Russell Springs KY
  • A brother, Darry McElroy, of Russell Springs KY
  • His son in law, Michael Marcum, of Russell Springs
  • Five grandchildren, Jeremy (Andrea) Thomas, Joseph (Natalie), Casey (Eric) Reeder, Jordan (Brooke) Walters and Cody McElroy
  • Six great-grandchildren, Haydn Walters, Kayla Reeder, Emma Thomas, Owen Thomas, Kayden Reeder and Everleigh Walters
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen Sullivan McElroy, his daughter, Linda Marcum, a great-grand daughter, Brandy Michelle Thomas and siblings Betty Stephens, Donald McElroy, Brenda Manley, Oreta Tucker and Patsy Hair. He was a member of Beckham Ridge Separate Baptist Church and a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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