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Lundy, Elmer Ezekiel

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December 7, 1938 - December 5, 2014

Lundy, Elmer Ezekiel

Elmer E. Lundy was born December 7th 1938 to William and Georgia Lundy of Birmingham Alabama. He died on December 5th 2014 after a two year battle with cancer, just shy of his 76th birthday. Elmer Lundy is survived by his wife Shirley of Norfolk, Virginia, his brothers – Bill and Richard, his Sisters – Harriett, Brenda, Alice, Paulette and Wanda, his children – Christopher, Roderick, Yvette, April, Steven and Algernon and Patricia. He had 50 Aunts and Uncles, several grandchildren and hundreds of known relatives.

Elmer was a Navy Signal Corps Petty Officer, Army Warrant Officer, Vietnam veteran. He retired from the Navy in 1975. He was awarded two purple hearts, three campaign medals and several service awards. He held a Master’s of Science in Computer Science and a Master’s of Business Administration. He is a former Deputy Director of San Diego County Health and Human Services and former CEO of the Episcopal Church of California Community Services. He was a son, a brother, a husband, a father, an uncle, a grandfather, a great-grandfather, soldier, colleague and friend to many people and will be deeply missed.

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Isabelle Perez

February 15, 2015 11:34AM

Dear Shirley I just received news of Elmer's passing. i am very sorry for your loss. I new Elmer when we worked at San Diego County, he was a fine gentleman who you could always count on to be straight with you. One could always count on Elmer to be there his creativity, his opinion and his wisdom. He will be missed. My condolences to you and your family.

Michael Kemp

January 29, 2015 11:45AM

Shirley and family,
I just received news of Elmer's passing. I am so sorry for your loss of your husband and best friend. His passing was, for me unexpected as I have often thought about both of you. I will miss him as a dear friend and co-worker at both the County and ECS. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Karen Waters

January 09, 2015 1:03PM

Dear Mrs. Lundy, I am sorry to hear of your loss and extend my sympathy to your family. I knew Elmer when he worked for the County of San Diego. With thoughts of peace to you.

Peaches (Fay) Jr. (Big Melvin Draine)

January 08, 2015 5:23PM

Shirley and family no words I can say but to God be the Glory. You know moving here from Baton Rouge, and baby sitting living next door was a joy and blessing. Shirley OMG, tell everyone hi and to be encouraged. You know you all were like my family aunt and uncle. I will share with Pumpkin in Texas. Take care and Jr's number is the same for over 60 years.

Janice DiCroce

January 08, 2015 3:15PM

Shirley and family, I knew Elmer from the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agencay. He was always a very nice and thoughtful person. He will be missed.

Mary Cahill

January 08, 2015 3:09PM

I was so sadden to hear about Elmer. He was one of the best men I have ever know. He was my boss for a number of years but he was so much more. I learned so much from him both about work and life.

Harold & Vivian Tuck

January 06, 2015 2:05PM

Shirley & family we just got the news of Elmer's passing today. We are very sorry for your loss. He was a good man and someone special to us. RIP Elmer!

dorothy gardner

January 06, 2015 2:03PM

To Shirley and Family: Elmer was my friend and Mentor, I will miss him. He is healed and restored in heaven.

Dorothy Gardner

January 06, 2015 1:38PM

To Shirley and Family, Elmer was my mentor and friend. I will miss him dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sadness. He is now healed and restored in heaven.


December 22, 2014 2:44PM

I was shocked to hear this to say the least. three things struck me when i first met Elmer; He looked distinguish, elegant, and he had charizma. Wished I had more time with him. God bless pal.

Joey Vega

December 20, 2014 8:59PM

The first time I met Elmer three things popped into my head about this man. He looked distinguish, elegant, and he showed charisma. The guy got some moves on the dance floor too. Feeling really sorry for Sherley because she is just such a sweet lady. I'm so sorry for your loss. Our memories of Elmer will never be forgotten but instead he will be praised more because he was very special person to so many people that he touched. God bless you pal and Shirley you have to find the strength to carry on with your life because that is what Elmer is expecting for you to do right now. We have you in our prayers. Take care

Monica Lopes

December 18, 2014 10:58PM

To Shirley and family, Elmer was a special person. He touched so many people. He will be missed but not forgotten. May the Lord provide comfortable to you. With my deepest sympathy.

Rosa Fitzpatrick

December 18, 2014 9:26AM

My family and myself want to extend our deepest condolences to you & the family. We partied and enjoyed great times together. He was an awesome man. Elmer will be missed. May God Bless you all.

Diana and Charles Fuller

December 16, 2014 9:54PM

To the family and the Evans Family you have my condolences on the loss of your loved one. May God give you the strength you need at this time.

maria Bruce

December 15, 2014 8:25AM

Grandad the times we shared together it was beautiful I wish I had more time to spend with u you were a great inspiration to everyone especially to my mother April .You will b greatly missed I love you and I'm sorry I'm not there to see you one last time but do know your spirit and voice will live forever with me Maria R. Bruce

Michael A. Rush II

December 14, 2014 12:30PM

To Aunt Shirley,my cousins and my family members. Uncle Elmer will be missed but never forgotten. We love u and are here for You.

Michael and Natasha Rush

Angela Rush

December 14, 2014 6:58AM

To Aunt Shirley, Uncle Elmer's children and his sisters and brothers. You have my heart and my condolences. I'm going to miss Uncle Elmer. He was one in a million. RIP: Uncle Elmer. You got your wings. Love, Angela,Jymika and Ni'Yahna.

Angela Rush

December 13, 2014 6:41PM

To Aunt Shirley, Uncle Elmer's children and his siblings. My heart and condolences are with you at this time. They say "Great grief, begets Great Love". For to be greatly grieved is to be greatly loved. Uncle Elmer was greatly loved by all. We as a family loved him and will miss him. R.I.P: Uncle Elmer( You got your wings). Love, Angela(niece)and family.

Angela Rush

December 13, 2014 6:01PM

To Aunt Shirley,his children and his siblings. My heart and all my condolences are with you and our family at this time. Uncle Elmer will be greatly missed and loved. For Great grief, begots Great love. For to be greatly grieved, is to be greatly loved. And loved was truly Uncle Elmer. RIP: Uncle Elmer. Love Angela and family.

Alexandra Brown

December 12, 2014 2:02PM

Me and my family have been blessed to have such an amazing man apart of our lives. He was always joyful and smiling. God has now called on one of his angles to come home. He will now be looking on us with the same ambiance. Hugs, kisses and prayers to the family.

De'Angelo Rutledge

December 11, 2014 9:13AM

My God comfort you in your time of need. De'Angelo Rutledge

Donny& Carmen

December 10, 2014 10:42PM

We have shared some great party times and travel/cruise ventures together. You knew how to balance life and have fun. Elmer lived life to fullest. We'll miss you.
Con amor,

Brenda Means

December 10, 2014 7:46PM

To Shirley Lundy, Sons & daughters and family members .
just know that Dwight & I love you all also we are here for you.
Dwight & Brenda Means