William Elisha “Eli” Andrus, 38, of Riceville, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020, at Fort Sanders Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Cindy Monroe Carter of Athens; maternal grandparents, Bobby and Betty Monroe of Niota; and paternal grandparents, Clifford and Mabel Barton of Riceville.
He is survived by his wife, Kimberly “Kim” Buchanan Andrus of Athens; stepfather, Charles “Tracy” Carter of Athens; father and stepmother, Jeff and Donna (Goins) Andrus of Cleveland; four sisters: Amanda Carter of Athens, Jessie Andrus and Tonya Mikel (Dustin) of Cleveland, and April West (Danny) of Georgia; nieces and nephews: Bailey Wallis of Athens, Bryson and Ethan Mikel of Cleveland, Kayde Williams of Georgia, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and stepgrandparents.
A Celebration of Life memorial service is planned today, June 30, 2020, at 7 p.m. in the Athens chapel of Companion Funeral Home, located at 400 S. White St., with the Rev. Kevin Miller and the Rev. Pam Scruggs officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 until 7 p.m. today, prior to the service.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Eli, and/or your personal condolences with his family, by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
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