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Elton James Closser, 92, of Fairfield Glade, TN, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society in Fairfield Glade surrounded by his loving family.
He was born March 7, 1924, in Kansas City, MO, son of the late John Walker Closser and Gertrude (Perry) Closser.
Elton worked for Ford Motor Company as a sales manager and was of the Baptist faith. He also proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley W. Closser, Fairfield Glade, TN; sons, Neil Closser, Tampa, FL, and Craig (Becky) Closser, The Villages, FL; grandchildren, Erin, Ryan and Kendall; and great-grandchildren, Baylor, Presley and Dylan.
In addition to his parents, Elton was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
No services are scheduled at this time. Memorial donations in Mr. Closser's name can be made to The Good Samaritan Society of Crossville, 100 Samaritan Way, Crossville, TN 38558.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on December 19, 2016
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