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Roger Dale McElroy

Roger Dale McElroy, age 69, of Harned, KY, passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.He was born on July 7, 1952 in Columbia, KY, son of the late John Irvin McElroy and Lettie Belle Rooks. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Bennett; and brother Warner McElroy. Roger was an avid musician who played guitar and sang. He spent most of his life in gospel groups and churches. He was a preacher for many years and served as pastor at Payneville Community Church and Meade County General Baptist Church. Roger was currently a member of Clifton Mills Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He loved spending time with his family, telling jokes, pulling pranks, and making people laugh. Most of all Roger’s passion was leading people to Christ. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Delma Irlene Hobbs McElroy; children, Kim (Brian) Harbin of Portland, TN, Scott (Jessi) McElroy of Portland, John Allen (Jessica) McElroy of Portland, Albert (Sarah) McElroy of Brandenburg, KY, Heather McElroy of Brandenburg, and Daniel McElroy of Watford City, ND; sisters, Joyce Noe, Iva Dean Cox, Wanda Terrell, and Nelda (Edward) Bratcher; and brother, Gary McElroy; 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.Visitation was held at the Alexander Funeral Home on Sunday, January 30, 2022 from 2:00 P.M- 8:00P.M. EST. and on Monday, January 31, 2022 at the Meade County General Baptist Church from 10-12:00 P.M. EST.

Homegoing service was also held on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. EST. at Meade County General Baptist Church with Pastor Tony Golladay officiating. Burial followed in Freedom Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at