Raymond E. Elkas
KNOXVILLE, TN - ELKAS, RAYMOND E. "BUZZ" - age 84, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 6, 2012, after an extended illness.
Born on July 16, 1928, in Central Falls, RI. Retired owner of Players International of Knoxville. 1947 graduate of Saint Raphael Academy, Graduate of University of Tennessee, Member of the UT Lettermen's Club, having in 1948 and 1949 under General Neyland.
Raymond was a U.S. Army veteran, member of AM Vets and the American Legion. Preceded in death by parents, Samuel Elkas (1971) and Julia (Saliba) Elkas (1947); brother, Albert Elkas (1980).
Survived by his devoted and loving wife of 45 years, Arrow (Massey) Elkas of Knoxville, TN; brother, George S. Elkas (Pamela) of Cumberland; sister-in-law, Florence Elkas of Cape Code, MA, nephews, Douglas A. Elkas (Darlene) of Johnston and John R. Elkas (Darleen) of Cumberland; Two Great-nephew Ryan Elkas of Ohio, David Elkas of Kingston; Two Great-nieces Gabriel and Samantha Elkas.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Hospice, or the charity of your choice
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