Elrod, Joe Stephen (Cleveland)

Monday, August 3, 2020

Joe Stephen Elrod, 71, born January 8, 1949, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away July 30, 2020 at a Chattanooga hospital. He was of the Church of God faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James “Pedro” Elrod and Callie Mae Davis; brother, Jack Elrod; and sister, Wanda Burke.

Survivors include his children, Tammy Stephens (Scott), David Elrod (Sharon), Jody Elrod (Stacey) and Kathy Carter, all of Cleveland. He has several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

We will have a celebration of life at a later date. A special thank you to Joe’s nurses and friends who took care of him.

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody Family are honored to assist The Elrod Family with their father’s arrangements.

Offer your words of condolence to the family on Joe’s memorial webpage located at www.companionfunerals.com.


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