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December 25, 2016

Winfed Basil McElwee, 92, of 2907 Sam Snead Highway in Hot Springs died Sunday, December 25, 2016, at the Woodlands Nursing Home in Clifton Forge. Mr. McElwee was born May 16, 1924, in Hot Springs a son of the late Ollie and Lora Bell Perry McElwee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Wife, Monna Burns McElwee, in 2005, and also by two brothers, Gratton McElwee and Welford McElwee, and four sisters, Sadie Lee Burns, Emma Lois Burns, Mildred Lowry and Maxine Shinault. He was a veteran of World War II with the U.S.Navy . He had retired in as a carpenter after years at The Homestead in Hot Springs. He was a longtime member of the Hot Springs Presbyterian Church and the Hot Springs Post of Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are his Son and Daughter-in-law, Gene and Jean McElwee, of Hot Springs; his Grandson, Scott McElwee and his Wife, Carmen, of Branson, Missouri; his Great Granddaughter, Xia Scout McElwee, of Branson, Missouri, and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at 11:00 AM at the graveside in Union Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Altizer officiating. The family will receive their friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home in Covington. The family suggests that donations in Mr. McElwee's name be made to the Hot Springs Rescue Squad at P.O. Box N, Hot Springs, VA 24445. Visition Tuesday, December 27, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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