Elwood DeBord


June 1, 1923 – June 5, 2020

Elwood DeBord, 98 years, of West Union, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at the Monarch Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Seaman, Ohio.

Elwood was born in Elliott, Kentucky, on September 29, 1922, the son of the late Joseph and Julie (Sloan) DeBord. After serving the in United States Army during World War II, Elwood worked as a farmer, until his retirement. He was a member of the Seaman VFW. 

In addition to his parents, Elwood was preceded in death by his two brothers and five sisters. Elwood is survived by his wife, Ada (Smith) DeBord, of Seaman, whom he married on March 11, 1944. Elwood also leaves his two sons, Emory (Anna) DeBord, of Unity; and Ed (Louella) DeBord, of Lake Waynoka. Elwood’s passing will be mourned by his four grandchildren, ten great- grandchildren, and four great, great-grandchildren. 

Graveside funeral services, officiated by Delmar Smith, will be at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at the Mt. Leigh Cemetery, in Seaman, Ohio. Family and friends may pay their respects from 12:00 PM until the time of the service on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at the Lewis-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Seaman, Ohio.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Lewis-Sullivan Funeral Home. Please visit us at www.wallacethompsonfuneralhomes.com to sign our online guestbook.


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