He is survived by a loving friend, Cheryl Neihart of Ste. Genevieve; one daughter, Lori (Mrs. Alan) Blount of Jackson, Missouri; one sister, Cathy (Mrs. Fred) Titzer of Evansville, Indiana; one brother, Richard Elpers of St. Peters, Missouri; and one grandchild, Ryker Blount. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a member of Ste. Genevieve Scooter Club, Ste. Genevieve Rotary Club, Ste. Genevieve Elks, Ste. Genevieve Eagles and Ste. Genevieve Golf Club. He has been an attorney in Ste.