Stephen G. Elder Sr., 77, of Lynchburg VA., died Thursday, September 2nd, 2021.
Steve originally joined the Lynchburg Moose Lodge 715 and Moose Fraternity February 13, 1991.
Steve was Conferred with the Moose Legion Degree of Service July 1998, and advanced through the Higher Degrees of the Order having been Conferred with the Fellowship Degree of Honor May 2009, and finally achieving the Highest Degree of the Order, The Pilgrim Degree of Merit, being Conferred at the Mooseheart House of God June 5, 2021.
A Valued Veteran of The Moose, Steve obtained his Lifetime Membership in The Moose August 13, 2015.
Steve served seven (7) years as Governor of the Lynchburg Moose Lodge 715, (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018). Steve also served other Board of Officer positions including 1yr and 3yr Trustee, and Jr Past Governor for six (6) years. Steve also served as Chairman of many Lodge Committees including Moose Charities, Activities, Moose Legion, Ritual, and the Mooseheart/Moosehaven Committee.
Steve became a member of the 25 Club March 2004 having sponsored his 25th member, and was a member of the 25 Club (150 Division), having sponsored his 150th member January 28, 2020.
Steve was honored with the Governors Award of Excellence from Moose International in 2015.
Videos of the Celebration of Life and Tribute for Pilgrim Brother Stephen G. Elder Sr. as published by Tharp Funeral Home, Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 are posted to the Video Gallery page.
Link to Obituary as posted to Tharp Funeral Home ..... https://tharpfuneralhome.com/funeralpress/stephen-guy-elder-sr/4886/