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Friday, September 8, 2023
5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)
Saturday, September 9, 2023
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
Peter Steven Elrod, age 69, passed away Monday, September 4, 2023, at Barnes -Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Leasa.
Pete was born August 3, 1954, in Belle, a son to the late Clyde and Marjorie (Skouby) Elrod.
He was a 1972 graduate of Belle High School and received his degree in mechanics from Linn Tech. Pete retired from Emhart Glass in Owensville after 23 years of employment as a Warehouse Manager.
On May 27, 1978 he was united in marriage to Leasa Renae LaBarge. Leasa survives of their home in Belle. To this union, two sons were born. Peter Ryan Elrod and his wife Lindsey and Lucas Kyle Elrod and his wife Britani. Also surviving: one brother Eric Elrod and his wife Laura of Arkansas; and seven grandchildren, Alec Elrod, Kooper Elrod, Charleigh Elrod, Quinn Elrod, Peyton Elrod, Kelhen Struemph and Kandyn Struemph as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Clyde Elrod and Majorie (Skouby) Elrod, father-in-law and mother-in-law L.W. LaBarge and Caroline LaBarge, and two sisters-in-law Nancy Southard and Pam McAntire.
Pete was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather and friend. He touched many lives with his humor and silly jokes. He will be remembered and missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Visitation for Pete will be on Friday, September 8, 2023 at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Maries R-2.