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Eldon Leroy Brockus, 68, Topeka, Kan., died Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Funeral Services are planned for 10 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, at Richmond United Methodist Church. Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Brockus 1 p.m. Sunday to the service hour at Dengel & Son Mortuary, where the family will meet with friends 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Interment is set for Richmond Cemetery, Richmond.

Eldon was born Monday, Sept. 25, 1944, the son of Richard Merle and Agnes Lavina (Morris) Brockus.

He lived in Topeka, moving from Ottawa and Richmond.

He attended Princeton Schools in Princeton, Kan.

Eldon worked for Dave’s Auto Sales, Topeka, Ottawa Taxi Service and Dunbar Farms, Richmond.

He was a member of Richmond United Methodist Church.

Eldon was married to Janice Green. They later divorced.

He then married Patricia Lambert. She survives of the home.

Survivors also include his daughter, Ayla Smith, Topeka; grandchildren, Blaze and Jada; three sisters, Phyllis Rossman and husband, Art, Richmond, Janice McIntosh and companion, Buddy Moore, Princeton, and Cathy Parsons, Princeton; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Merle and Agnes Brockus; infant brother, Neil Brockus; and brother-in-law, Dennis Parsons.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Richmond United Methodist Church through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.

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