David Kyle McElhaney, age 85 of Englewood passed away Thursday, February 28, 2018.
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Roy and Della Mashburn McElhaney.
He was a member of Wildwood Baptist Church and a retired veteran of the US Air Force having served in Korea and Vietnam. He loved spending time with his sons and grandsons and enjoyed gardening and caring for his mother. He was an expert mechanic and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on the farm.
He was member of Air Force Sergeant Associations and was preceded in death by two brothers Edward McElhaney and Paul McElhaney and one sister Mary Wilcox.
Survivors include his Wife of 63 years, Anita Ruth Slack McElhaney of Englewood; Two sons and daughter-in-law: Patrick McElhaney and Anna Bowman of Roane Co., Jim and Tanya McElhaney of Madisonville; Two Grandchildren and spouse: Tyler and Viola McElhaney, Trevor McElhaney and fiancé, Liz Duncan; Special friends: Mr. Shorty and Cathy; Several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
A Military Graveside service will be 11:00am Saturday March 3, 2018 at Sunrise Cemetery in Englewood.
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