Levi Junior EldridgeSeptember 27, 1928 ~ October 1, 2017 (age 89)
Levi Junior Eldridge, age 89 of Mt. Orab, Ohio died Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Villa Georgetown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Georgetown, Ohio. He was a life long dairy farmer, a Sunday school teacher for over 60 years and member of the Living Church of Five Mile near Mt. Orab, Ohio, a member of the Brown County Soil and Water Conservation Board for 4 years, the Brown County School Board and Southern Hills JVS School Board for 25 years and was the President of both boards for 24 years, and a 1946 graduate of Milford High School. Levi was born September 27, 1928 in Sharkey, Kentucky the 4th son and the 7th of 8 children of the late Preston and Emma (Caudill) Eldridge. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years – Edith (Dawes) Eldridge in 2011 whom he met on a blind date in 1948 and married on February 17, 1950; one son – Danial Eldridge; one grandchild – Justin Hinkle; four brothers – Woodrow, Arnold, Farley and Bobby Eldridge and two sisters – Geneva Watkins and Violet Smith.
Mr. Eldridge is survived by one daughter – Rita Hinkle and husband Bob of Mt. Orab, Ohio; three sons – David Eldridge and wife Debbie of Mt. Orab, Ohio, Joe Eldridge and wife Becky of Lynchburg, Ohio and Jeffrey Eldridge and wife Christie of Mt. Orab, Ohio; nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; one sister – Elsie Shiveley of Batavia, Ohio and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Living Church of Five Mile, 16908 US Highway 68, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154. Don White will officiate. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday at church. Interment will be in the Five Mile Cemetery near Mt. Orab, Ohio. The Cahall Funeral Home in Mt. Orab, Ohio is serving the family.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-3914 or to Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley, 215 Hughes Blvd., Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154.
American Kidney Foundatioon
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville MD 20852-3914