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Roger K. McElfresh

December 11, 1938 ~ September 29, 2016 (age 77)

Obituary for Pappy – Roger McElfresh

Roger K. McElfresh, 77, of Brownstown, Indiana passed away on Thursday September 29th 2016 at his residence in Brownstown, Indiana surrounded by family and friends. Mr. McElfresh attended Lawrenceburg High School and was a top athlete, excelling at basketball, baseball, football and track. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran.  He immediately followed in his father’s footsteps and began developing an extraordinary career in the field of construction and development and earned a degree from New York University. A prodigious global traveler, Roger’s leadership and expertise on a range of projects led him to work all over the United Sates and in countries all over the world. A devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, he was best known as Pappy.

The son of Walter and Virginia (Schwein) McElfresh, he was born December 11th, 1938 in Jackson County Indiana. He met the love of his life, Allean E. Taulbee, and they were married on December 5th 1958. He was widowed in 2015. Roger is survived by four children, Joni Kay Arnhart, Jonda Earlene (William) Armstrong, Judith Lee (Garrett) Byrd and Kenneth Roger (Andrea) McElfresh; brother Ronald McElfresh; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Allean E. McElfresh, and brothers Larry McElfresh and Michael McElfresh.

Visitation will be Friday, October 7th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home in Brownstown, Indiana. Funeral service will be Saturday, October 8th at 1 p.m. at the Winkelpleck-Weesner Funeral Home in Brownstown with burial to follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown. Officiating the services will be his son, Kenneth McElfresh. On Saturday, family and friends may call at the funeral home after 12 p.m. Online condolences may be left at

 Service Information

October 7, 2016

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Winklepleck & Brock Funeral Home, LLC
320 North High Street
Brownstown, IN 47220

Funeral Service
October 8, 2016

1:00 PM
Winklepleck & Brock Funeral Home, LLC
320 North High Street
Brownstown, IN 47220

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