Besides his parents, he is survived by one brother, Cody Elkins of Dexter; one sister, Caitlyn Whittemore of Dexter; his maternal grandmother, Cynthia Hartley; his maternal step-grandfather Robert Smith of Bernie; his paternal grandmother, Sherry Whittemore of Dexter; his paternal step-grandfather, Larry Carnell of Dexter; one aunt, Stacey Johnson of Dexter; three uncles, Robert C. Smith of Bernie, Daniel Whittemore and Dustin Carnell, both of Dexter; and two cousins, Brittany Whittemore and Nevaeh Johnson, both of Dexter.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jared Scott Elkins; his paternal grandfather, Gary Whittemore.
Visitation was held from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with Rev. Buddy Heaton officiating.
Interment followed in the Bernie Cemetery.