Elliott Vanderpool, Jr., age 57, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at home. Jr. was born in McDowell, Kentucky on September 13, 1961 to Elliot and Barbara (Shepherd) Vanderpool. He attended East Noble High School and he loved music and playing musical instruments. Jr. played in several bands over the years including Bad Habits, Roughshod, and Singletree. He enjoyed going to car shows, riding his Harley and hanging out with his family and friends.
Son, Staff Sgt. Andrew Joseph “A.J.” and Jessica Vanderpool of Shelbyville, Tennessee, currently serving in the United States Air Force in South Korea.
Grandson, Neyland Ray Vanderpool.
Sister, Sharon and Jimmy Sparkman of Kendallville.
Brother, Larry and Serena Vanderpool of Garrett.
Sister, Marsha and Scott Clements of Kendallville.
Sister, Trish and Gary Furlow of Sylvan Lake, Rome City.
Sister, Diane and Mike Gray of LaGrange.
48 nieces and nephews, 42 great nieces and nephews, and 5 great-great nieces and nephews and many close friends.
Jr was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Mike Vanderpool.
Visitation will be held Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM and 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Hite Funeral Home with an hour of calling prior to the service. Pastor Jerry Burghduff will officiate the funeral service.
Burial will follow at Corunna Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Jimmy Sparkman, Chad Sparkman, Scotty Clements, Trevor Furlow, Justin Abdool, Cory Gray, Joseph Vanderpool, and Michael Vanderpool.
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