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Elvin Greathouse Jr.

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March 6, 1947 ~ January 12, 2024

Born in: Gonzales , Texas
Resided in: Leon Valley , Texas

Elvin Greathouse Jr., passed away Friday, January 12, 2024 at the age of 76. Elvin was born March 6, 1947 in Gonzales, Texas to the late Malinda Stephens and Elvin Greathouse Sr.
He graduated from Edwards High School and was drafted into the United States Army. Elvin served during the Vietnam War. Upon his return he became a Truck Driver and traveled all over the United States. Elvin was a humble but private man. He enjoyed eating the BBQ from the Market in Gonzales. During family gatherings he played dominos and checkers.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Malinda Green and Elvin Greathouse Sr., sister, Everlena Cray. Elvin will be dearly missed by siblings, Linda Hardge and her husband, Herman Hardge, Joyce Armstrong, Kenneth Greathouse and his wife, Caren Greathouse, Ronnie Greathouse, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.


Graveside: January 26, 2024 9:00 am - 9:20 am

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. CandleImageMy condolences to the Family of Elvin Jr.
    Linda, Kenny, Joyce and Ronnie, prayers are with you all.
    It sadden me to hear of his passing. We were friends and
    I enjoyed talking and know Elvin Jr.
    May God Bless you all and give you comfort.

  2. CandleImageErvin Greathouse Jr. blood children and grandchildren no one can ever take that away!! Love you forever dad. I know you loved us just as much!!

    Melinda Cantu (daughter)
    Gwen Hodges (daughter)
    Johnny Cantu ( son)
    Grandkids, Late Adam Hodges, Natasha Hodges, Brianna Rayford, Monet Rayford, Ammon Rayford, and Rochelle Cantu.

  3. CandleImageIt was a pleasure knowing you and may your spirit rest. Sending love and hugs to all your family and friends.

    Iasha Rabee

  4. CandleImageMy prayers go out to the Greathouse family .
    To my sister Gwen, and the family stay strong and know that God’s is in control.

  5. CandleImageNatasha Hodges(grand daughter)
    William Hodges(grandson)
    Terryon Hodges(great grandson)
    Grandpa you will truly be forever missed. I’m so Grateful to be a grandchild of yours, an I’m so thankful my children( your great grandchildren)were able to meet you. You’re now with the Adam an angels that will watch over our family. I love you always an I wish we had more time to be with you.

  6. CandleImageRachelle Strait,Courtney Strait, Courdasia Vanderbilt, Eugene Vanderbilt III. So many good memories of “Mr.G”. That’s all my kids knew. There wasn’t a time he would come to Gonzales and not contact me or go by my house and blow. He started my kids to eat mangos. Always a story to tell us!!!! Melinda,Johnnie, Gwen he loved y’all dearly that’s for sure!!!!!! May God give you all strength and comfort.

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