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James A. (Jim) McElhaney

   James A. (Jim) McElhaney, 65, of Huntington passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.


Jim was born on Dec. 4, 1956, in Huntington, to Fred and Patricia Ann (Farley) McElhaney. His parents preceded him in death. Jim married Tena M. Stephan on July 8, 1978, in Huntington who resides in Huntington. Jim was a 1975 graduate of Huntington North High School and attended Ivy Tech. He retired as a “maintenance specialist” at Square D in Huntington. Jim was a former member of the Jaycee’s and 4x4 Club.  Along with his wife, Tena, Jim is survived by two sons, Scott McElhaney, Huntington, Keith (Haley) McElhaney, Fort Wayne; three brothers, Ted (Janet) McElhaney, Huntington; Mark (Dianne) McElhaney, Benson, AZ; and David (Vicki) McElhaney, Huntington. Along with his parents, one sister, Lisa Mitchell, preceded him in death.


Visitation was Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at McElhaney-Hart/Deal Rice Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. Funeral Services were held at McElhaney-Hart/Deal Rice Funeral Home on Aug.18 in Huntington. Burial was in Gardens of Hope Cemetery in Marion. Memorials are stipulated to go to the American Diabetes Association in care of McElhaney-Hart/Deal Rice Funeral Home.

The family would like to encourage transplants and for individuals to be on a donor list. McElhaney-Hart/Deal Rice Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington was and is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are to