Elijah “Eli” Alexander Fife
March 28, 2014 ‒ December 13, 2016
Elijah “Eli” Alexander Fife, age 2, of Ostrander, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, December 13, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born on March 28, 2014 in Delaware to Matthew Jason Fife and Amanda Lea (Walker) Fife, he loved Mickey Mouse and playing with his cars, trucks and Army men. Eli and his little sister Ellie were inseparable. Always full of energy and running around, most often in his birthday suit, he enjoyed counting and looking at the stars. He also loved calling his mamaw on the phone and spending time with his aunt Annie.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents; sister, Ellie Leann Fife; maternal grandmother, Susan (Chandler) Walker of Ostrander; maternal grandfather, James Walker of Delaware; paternal grandmother, Sherri (Salvador) Flores of Fayetteville, NC; paternal grandfather, Roland Fife of Michigan; maternal great-grandparents, Ivan (Alice) Chandler of Richwood; paternal great-grandfather, Estel Fife of Niles; paternal great-grandmother, Ann (Ted) Cruz of Youngstown; aunts and uncles, Whitney (Justin) Wright of Ostrander, Cari Flores of Fayetteville, NC and David Flores of Fayetteville, NC and Abigail Fife of Michigan; cousins, Ryan Drum, Reihna Wright and Landon Kirk; many other close extended family.
Eli was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents Robert and Elizabeth Walker, paternal great-grandmother Sandra Fife and his paternal great-grandfather Donald Yannacey.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 2 – 5 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where funeral services will be held on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Ostrander.
Contributions in Eli’s memory may be made to the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center to assist with expenses.
To share a fond memory of Eli or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com