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Sutton Memorial Home
Wednesday November 27th, 2019
4:30pm - 7:00pm

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Brett Arthur McElmurray

Brett Arthur McElmurray, 63 of Springfield passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. He was born on February 10, 1956 in St. Louis, MO the son of Dr. Calvin H. and Patricia (Love) McElmurray. He retired from the United States Navy where he worked as a Jet Mechanic, MOS and for the NIS, Naval Investigative Services.

He is survived by his Daughter: Beth Ann McElmurray-Woodcock of Moweaqua, IL; Grandchildren: Caden Woodcock and Dalton Woodcock; Sister: Gayla (Randy) McElmurray-Havener of Springfield, IL; Nieces: Misty Long, Brittany Havener, Caitlyne Long and Brianna Long; Nephews: Brandon Havener and Brett Long all of Springfield, IL; his Navy Brother and Best Friend Rick Welchel and his loving Dog Duke. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son: Matthew.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Foundation 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Gayla and Randy so sorry for your loss! He is not in pain now.

Phillip Keller Nov 26 2019 12:00 AM

gayla and randy...sorry to hear of brett's passing....always remember that sweet smile.

deborah collingwood steele Nov 23 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry Galea at least he is not in pain any more. Prayers to you and the whole family.

Becky Johnson Nov 23 2019 12:00 AM

Gayla: Sorry to read of Brett's passing.. Seems like not that long ago I knew you all as teenagers. My condolences to you and your family

Jim Podlinsek Nov 22 2019 12:00 AM