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Max H. Elkins

September 23, 1939 - October 13, 2016

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Max H. Elkins, 77 years old of Bartlett, TN, passed away suddenly Thursday morning, October 13, 2016. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hayti, MO to Cletus Lewis Elkins and Edna Treece Elkins. Mr. Elkins was a graduate of Tech High where he met the love of his life, Sue Vickers Elkins. They celebrated their marriage and family for 57 years. Mr. Elkins retired from Tubelite Company 17 years ago where he served as Vice President. He thoroughly enjoyed his retirement with Sue where they spent time with family, attended...

Max H. Elkins, 77 years old of Bartlett, TN, passed away suddenly Thursday morning, October 13, 2016. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hayti, MO to Cletus Lewis Elkins and Edna Treece Elkins. Mr. Elkins was a graduate of Tech High where he met the love of his life, Sue Vickers Elkins. They celebrated their marriage and family for 57 years. Mr. Elkins retired from Tubelite Company 17 years ago where he served as Vice President. He thoroughly enjoyed his retirement with Sue where they spent time with family, attended numerous activities for their grandchildren, hosted many celebrations with family and friends, enjoyed working in their yard together, and the University of Memphis Tigers. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Patricia Elkins Bryson. He is survived by his wife, Sue, daughters Lisa Elkins Borodkin (Larry), Lori Elkins Copeland (Shane), grandchildren, Tara Copeland, Kara Copeland Walls, Benjamin L. Borodkin, Stephen R. Borodkin, and Andrew Copeland, great grandchildren, Eason Walls, Cayden Holland-Copeland, and Beau Walls. He also leaves behind a sister, Betty Elkins Morgan. Visitation will take place at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N Germantown Parkway on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 1 p.m with services to immediately follow at 2. Interment will be in Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.memphisfuneralhome.net