December 16, 1985 ~ August 8, 2020

Born in: Leitchfield, KY
Resided in: Leitchfield, KY

Gilbert Larry Elder, age 34 of Leitchfield, passed away Saturday, August 8th 2020 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. He was born December 16th 1985 in Leitchfield, KY, the son of Gilbert Elder and Little Maggie Vincent. He was an “good old country boy” who loved fishing, working of vehicles and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his parents, Maggie Vincent and Gilbert Elder, two brothers, Roger Elder & Carry Elder, one sister, Shelly Elder, his maternal grandparents, Christine & Thurston Howard, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 12th 2020 at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. He will be laid to rest in the South Union Cemetery in South, KY. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to help with the funeral expenses. Those wishing to contribute can make donations directly to Watson Hunt Funeral Home or via Treasured Memories Community Funding at:

All those who wish to honor and remember Gilbert Elder in person at the visitation or memorial service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Elder.


Visitation: August 12, 2020 11:00 am - August 12, 2020 1:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

Funeral: August 12, 2020 1:00 pm - August 12, 2020 2:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

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  1. Larry my love you are my angel and dont ever forget i still belong to you forever and always. You are the most wonderful man i will ever know no one can hold a candle to you. Go rest high on your mountain fly high. I will always love you and its for life and after life. I love you babe. Your baby girl is going to miss you but never forget the times you and her had spent together. Your other 3 kids will never forget you and we all love you for ever and always.

  2. I am sorry for your lost maggie & Carry & Roger & Shelly & Aunt Shell. Larry loved everyone and he really loves his nieces and nephews.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss you all are in my thoughts and prayers God is your strength and comfort. Love you AllπŸ’œ

  4. Wow….like oh my God I’m so sorry; my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I’m here if you need anything just holler at me on Facebook. R.I.P Larry your loved dearly and will be greatly missed

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