William “Leroy” Elder 69, of Ringgold passed away on Wednesday April 1, 2020. He was a life long resident of the north Georgia area and enjoyed playing with his grandchildren. Leroy is preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Gallahan Elder; mother, Biridie May Elder; brothers, John, Troy, and Claude Elder. He is survived by his daughter, Sandy Elder; siblings, Mary Hicks, Dorothy Pilkington, Robert (Edna) Elder; grandchildren Riley and Harper Pell. A memorial service will be held at a later date with a burial in Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park.