Graveside services for Robert “Bob” Howard McElroy, 77, of Millstone, were held June 8 at the Thornton Cemetery.
A son of the late James and Ethel McElroy, he died June 3.
He was a brother of the late Bud McElroy, Opal Mason, Pauline Mason, Dorothy Jean Johnson and Mary Evelyn Bentley.
Mr. McElroy was retired from the Pipe-Fitters Local 211 in Houston, Tex., where he had lived for 26 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Harriette McElroy; two sons, Robert “Tony” Anthony and wife Donna, and Brooke Browning and wife Lynn; a daughter, Sherry Lynne Lord and husband Wade; six grandchildren and five step-grandchildren, Brandon Duebbe, Amanda Duebbe, Bonnie Rowe, Randy Duebbe, Shianne Duebbe, Rebekah Lynne Marie, Wesley Jay, Kathleen Victoria, Michael Brooke Ryan, Tiffani Leanne and Charles Robert Browning; 10 great-grandchildren; five siblings, Larry McElroy, Don McElroy, Emmitt McElroy, Brenda Fields and Net Cook; a cousin, Bill Johnson; and two caretakers, Charlene McElroy and Doris Perry.