Mr. Dennis Lamar Elem, age 56 of Summerville, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Elem was born in Summerville, Georgia on May 3, 1960, son of the late Ernest Elem and Ruby Lee Patterson Elem. He was a self - employed carpenter and was a self - proclaimed Mountain Man. He loved hiking, kayaking, wood carving, hunting and anything that kept him outside and in touch with nature. In addition to his parents, Mr. Elem was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Busby and a brother, Bud Elem.
Mr. Elem is survived by his son, Dustin Elem; brother and sister-in-law, Wendell and Teresa Elem; sisters and brothers-in-law, Doniece and Gary Colbert and Loretta and Rodney Ensley; special niece, Lisa Ward, and several addition nieces and nephews.
As a Friend of Sloppy Floyd Lake Park, Memorial Services for Mr. Elem will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the Pavilion #2. The family will hold private interment services at a later date.
Coffman Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Dennis Lamar Elem.