PROVIDENCE, Ky. – Chester “Cowboy” Elder, 82, of Providence, Ky. passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at his home.

He was preceded in death by his wife Robbie Jean in 1982; three brothers, James, Jackie and Charles Elder; and two sisters, Annie Mae Elder and Dorothy Hargis.

Survivors include one daughter Layla McNeily of Providence, Ky.; four sons, Terry (Loretta) Elder, Darrin Elder, Kevin (Connie) Elder all of Providence, Ky. and Alan (Regina) Elder of Clay, Ky.; one sister, Rosie Casteel; twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Second Baptist Church in Providence, Ky. at 2:00 p.m. with burial in Lakeview Cemetery in Providence. Visitation will be Monday, December 8, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the Providence Second Baptist Church in Providence, Ky.

Memorial Contributions can be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice, 2410 S. Green St., Henderson, Ky. 42420.