In Loving Memory of William John Elwood
September 9, 1938 - May 30, 2019
Son, Husband , Father, Brother and Grandfather. John leaves behind his beloved wife Eliza with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Son Jeffrey Elwood and wife Shawn Elwood, daughters Amanda Zuanich and husband Andy Zuanich, Sharon Gilfeather and husband Dano Gilfeather. Grandchildren Shani , Chelsea, Kalie,Jacob, Alyssa, Brittani, and Colton.
Born September 9, 1938 in Belfast Northern Ireland to James and Elizabeth Elwood. He leaves behind brothers James Elwood (Toronto Canada) and Melvyn Elwood (Belfast Northern Ireland).
John met the love of his life Eliza December 26,1956 in Belfast. They married August 6, 1960 and moved there family to United States In September 1970. They were each other’s life loves and have provided a great example for their family.
John and Eliza were business owners in the textile industry for 35 years before retiring in 2008 and moving to Saint George, Utah to pursue there passion for golf, hiking and enjoying the outdoors.
With John’s adventurous personality he enjoyed soccer, camping, boating and together he and Eliza traveled the world.
A faithful man, member of First Presbyterian Church of Everett Washington and attended Good Shepard Church in Saint George he passed his faith in the lord to all around him.
We continue on in the strength of faith, family, friends and will honor him by making him proud in our pursuit of a beautiful life.
He will be missed by all who knew him.
Services will be held:
June 15, 2019,
Good Shepherd Church
611 North 2450 East
Saint George, Utah 84771
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