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Victor Shawn Elam

February 6, 1980 ~ October 17, 2020 (age 40)


Victor Shawn Elam of West Liberty, KY, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at his grandmother’s residence in West Liberty, KY, at the age of 40 years, 8 months, and 12 days. He was born Wednesday, February 6, 1980 at Lexington, KY, son of Victor Charles Elam and the late Debra Lee Gevedon Elam.

Shawn made a living as a laborer doing odd jobs from mowing to weed eating. He was blessed with one daughter, Desirae Leeann Crowder. Shawn was active in sports all through his childhood and had a love for watching University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball. He loved to fish every chance that he had. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

In addition to his mother, Debra Lee Elam, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Victor George & Venus Elam; and his maternal grandfather, Bobby Lee Gevedon.

Shawn is survived by his father, Victor Charles Elam; his daughter, Desirae Leeann Crowder of OH; one sister & brother-in-law, Bobbie Jo & Phillip Wright of West Liberty, KY; one nephew and niece, Hunter McCoy Wright & Savannah Wright; his maternal grandmother, Janice Coleen Gevedon; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Hubert Wright, Charles David Wright, and James Gerald Wright officiating. Burial to follow in the Gevedon Cemetery, Centerville Road, West Liberty, KY. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the Potter Funeral Home.

COVID-19 regulations will be followed.

Pallbearers: Mark Peyton, Matthew Peyton, Ronnie Poe, Daniel Whitt, Danny Dyer, Alonzo Keeton, Bobby Wright, Kenny Bates, and Harley Martin.

Honorary Pallbearers: Hunter McCoy Wright, Phillip Wright, and Caleb Bates.

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October 22, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

Funeral Service
October 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

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