coal minerWEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (9/8/19) — Jeremy Lee Elder, 39 of Providence, died Thursday.

He was a coal miner, having worked for Dotiki Mines and Warrior Coal for 15 years. Elder was a member of the Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Shady Grove, where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and helped as a youth director. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Chester ”Cowboy” and Robbie Elder, John Ipock and Howard Brooks.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Kristi Elder of Providence, sons Rylan and Holden Elder, parents Terry and Loretta Elder of Providence, grandmother Violet Brooks of Providence and brother Adam Elder of Providence.

Funeral services are 2 p.m.Tuesday at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church, 1124 Pleasant Valley Road in Providence, with Bro. Jason Oliver and Bro. Jimmy Sigler officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation is 3-9 p.m. Monday at the church and 8 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the church.

Townsend Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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