PEMBROKE -- Mr. Stanley Mason Elrick, 70, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at Ogeechee Area Hospice surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Elrick was born on December 11, 1948, in Savannah to the late John Alton Edward and Ida Florine Mason Elrick.
After graduating from Bryan County High School, he attended tech school in Americus, Georgia, to become an aircraft mechanic. Later, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Vietnam War.
He went on to work for Gulfstream Aerospace for 28 years as a manager and then went to work for Coastal Living Homes for 12 years as a homebuilder.
Mr. Elrick was a member of Pembroke United Methodist Church.
He took pride in building things and he enjoyed working in his yard and tinkering around the house.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Alton “Eddie” Elrick; and uncle, Edwin Mason.
Survivors include his loving wife of 44 years, Velda Hammond Elrick; son and daughter-in-law, Brian Mason Elrick and Hannah Elrick of Brooklet; daughter and son-in-law, Crissie Elrick Bath and Chris Bath of Brooklet; two grandchildren, Thacker Mason Elrick and Parks DeWitt Elrick; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Danny Hammond and Cindy Hammond of St. Augustine, Fla.; Ronnie Hammond and Debra Hammond of Charleston, S.C.; and Richard Hammond and Melody Hammond of Black Creek; and several aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 6–8 p.m. at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home in Pembroke.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Dan Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in Northside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, Georgia.
To sign the online register, please visit www.flandersmorrisonfuneralhome.com.
Flanders Morrison Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Stanley Mason Elrick.
Statesboro Herald, March 19, 2019
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