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Obituary for Eric Jason Elias

Eric Jason Elias, 43, Atchison, KS passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Rev. Brad Greene officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday, January 21, 2020 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Atchison Achievements Services or American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Eric was born January 17, 1977, in Atchison, KS, the son of Raymond and Julie (Trower) Elias. He graduated from Atchison High School in 1996. Eric was employed by the Achievement services. He was a member of the Atchison Train Club and participated in the Special Olympics. Eric enjoyed baseball, bowling, fishing, riding tractors, music, especially Lakefest. He loved volunteering and people.

Survivors include his mother, Julie Elias, Atchison, KS, a brother Jerad Elias and Kathy Harris, Atchison, KS, a sister Monica and Michael Linck, Atchison, KS, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, paternal grandparents Alfred and Rosemary Elias, maternal grandparents, John and Bonnie Trower.