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James  Taylor  "Dick"

March 27, 1942 – November 7, 2018

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Obituary for James Taylor "Dick" Elam

James Taylor “Dick” Elam, age 76, of Paris, died on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington after an extended illness. James was born on March 27, 1942 in Bourbon County, the son of the late James Clay and Claudia Rankin Elam. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his little buddy, Otis. He was a graduate of North Middletown High School and served his country from 1960-1966 in the Army National Guard. He was known by many having worked as a carpet salesman. He had made a profession of faith and was a member of Spears Mill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Platt Elam, a daughter, Teresa Faulconer and her husband Joe, son Kenny Taylor Elam and wife Connie as well as a grandson, Travis Taylor Elam all of Paris. The funeral service for James Taylor “Dick” Elam will be on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Ronk officiating. Burial will follow in Paris Cemetery with bearers being Bob Eckler, Kenny Elam, Joe Faulconer, Gene Elam, Travis Elam, Carlos Platt, Rick Massie, Rob Massie and honorary bearers, Chris Campbell, Gayle Garrison and Mike Jones. The family request visitation on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Spears Mill Baptist Church, Bedford Acres Christian Church, or Bluegrass Hospice Care

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When Friday November 9, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Hinton-Turner Funeral Home
526 Pleasant Street
Paris, KY 40361

Service Information

Saturday November 10, 2018 1:30pm
Rev. Philip Ronk
Hinton-Turner Funeral Home
526 Pleasant Street
Paris, KY 40361

Interment Information

Paris Cemetery
1603 South Main Street
Paris, KY 40361