Obituary for James McElroy
“Jim” was born on June 20, 1930, and died at the age of 86 on March 16, 2017 at 5:45 a.m. at Dallas Medical Center.
Jim was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He earned several medals including the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and the Dragon is Forever for over 500 combat hours, 650 combat missions, outstanding performance of duty, dedication and bravery, discipline and patriotism.
Jim is survived by his ex-wife Behjat McElroy of Dallas, four children, son, Robert McElroy, of Dallas, son, Timothy McElroy of Pennsylvania , daughter, Theresa McElroy Harris of Bedford and step-son Mehrdad Moayedi of Dallas. Jim is also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Sarah, Lily, Michelle, Ryan, Savannah, Austin, and Rider.
A military service is being planned at the National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX 75211 this next week. A memorial service is planned for family and friends held by step-son Mehrdad Moayedi on Monday, March 20th from 4-7.