Ronald V. Elkins, 77, Crystal

Ronald V. Elkins, 77, of Crystal, died Saturday, September 12, at the home of his daughter in French Lick. He was born in Crystal June 30, 1943, to William and Clarence Marie (Wineinger) Elkins.

Ron was a graduate of Springs Valley High School. He owned and operated Elkins Concrete Construction. At one point three generations of Ron’s family were working together in the construction business.┬áHe also worked for Truluck Construction in South Carolina and Ruby Construction in Louisville. He was very meticulous, enjoyed repairing things, and loved to spend time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by one son, Chad Elkins and wife Charity, Jasper; one daughter, Kirstie Lynch and husband Jason, French Lick; five grandchildren, Henry and Edwin “E.J.” Elkins, and Keira, Jadyn, and Luke Lynch; his mother, Clarence Marie Elkins, Crystal; one sister, Diane Kempf, Crystal; two brothers, David Elkins, Charleston, South Carolina, and Gordon Elkins and wife Judy, Crystal.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Elkins and one brother, Garry Elkins.

Private services will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be shared at

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