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Cecil Gene "Sunny" Elder

April 11, 1936 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 82)

Cecil Gene “Sunny” Elder 82, of Woodbridge, VA formerly of St Mary’s, WV passed away on June 13, 2018 at his home with his wife, son and daughter at his side. He was born April 11, 1936 in St Mary’s WV, son of the late, Ora Scadden. Sunny was an over the road truck driver for many years working for People’s Drug Store and Virginia Concrete and in his later years he was owner/operator.  He was member of the Mount Vernon Lodge # 219 A.F & A.M. and he was also a Shriner. 
He is survived by his wife, Ina L Mayle Elder; two children, Cecil E Elder of Woodbrige, VA; one daughter, Teresa Johnson and husband Mike of La Plata, MD; four grandchildren, Calvin Ripley, Cecilia Ripley, Christina Johnson and Mike M Johnson, Jr; three sisters, Mary Ann Squires, Pauline Smith and Gladys Reynolds; one brother, Harry Scadden; one sister-in-law, Sheila Scadden; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Melinda Gene Elder; one brother, Fred Scadden; one grandson, Edward Elder. Friends will be received at the Greathouse Funeral Home, W Main Street, Salem, WV on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 4-8pm and on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11am until time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm with Pastor D.J. Hoff officiating.  Interment will follow at the Wolverton Cemetery.  Online condolences can be made at 



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