Arthur Cecil Elkins

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Ginny and family,
Just read of this sudden loss of Cecil. We have many fond memories of our time together in Venice. So sorry to hear of your family's loss. Cecil is now one of the many waiting for us in heaven. He will be missed here on earth by all who knew him.
Bill and Kris Dickau and kids

Posted by: Bill and Kris Dickau - Knoxville, TN - Friends   Dec 19, 2012

you should be so proud. You raised three lovely boys, Cecil, Seth and Shawn. You deserve a special cruise spot in heaven with Cecil....Love you Ginny, and our prayers are with you. Will never forget our many talks with you at the pool, along with Cecil and our children.
Marie , Dale and Becca Juntunen

Posted by: Marie Juntunen - VENICE, FL., FL - FRIEND   Nov 21, 2012

I love and miss you Dad. We'll help Mom always. Thank you for teaching us the way. I won't loose it again. I know your happy and having a blast. I just will miss you so much until I see you again. I love you, Heidi

Posted by: Heidi Zepeda - Lakeland, FL - My Father   Nov 21, 2012

When I worked with Cecil in SRO unit, he was always friendly, upbeat and never down. You will be missed Cecil. Rest in Peace.Your friend Mark.

Posted by: Mark Perrin - Sarasota, FL - fellow co-worker   Nov 21, 2012

The few times I met Cecil, through work, he was friendly, outgoing and personable. I still have the Blue Knights pin he gave me years ago. He will be missed and sincere condolences to his family.

Posted by: Rob Martinez - Sarasota, FL - coworker   Nov 21, 2012

Cecil it feels like yesterday that i met you, but in reality its only been a lil over a year! You made me feel like ive known you for years! You always knew the right things to say, gave the best advice, and most of all had a heart of gold!! You will be greatly missed, i know your in a better place now with our lord and savor.

Posted by: Travis Brown - North port, FL - Friend   Nov 20, 2012

To Ginny Elkins and family: My deepest condolences and sympathy for the loss of your dear husband, companion, and wonderful father. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family for all eternity. Cecil and I were, and have always been, good friends since high school. I watched him go from being a loss prevention officer here in Vancouver, Washington to becoming a Deputy Sheriff for Sarasota County Sheriff's Office. I left him brief messages here and there, and

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Posted by: Chuck Schuurmans - Vancouver, WA - Friend   Nov 20, 2012

You're in heaven now, Cecil, looking down on us (Hebrews 12:1). I'll see you again, someday, in eternity. I hated it when you threw the Frisbee too hard because it stung my fingers to catch it, but that was your way of showing how macho you are. LOL. You are an awesome fellow. You have run the race and finished the course and the Lord has called you home to receive your eternal crown of righteousness (2 Timothy 4:6-8). We

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Posted by: me - an old friend   Nov 20, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Rest asured that he is resting in the arms of Our Lord and watching over all of you

Posted by: Lora Lee Follett - MO - fiend of Rob and Rita Millner   Nov 20, 2012

Ooh Cecil! I love you! You always picked on me, always told me what was right and what was wrong. Always gave me little lectures and was always there for me! I've known you almost my entire life. You were MY Sunday School teacher! My Resource Officer, i went to JLA with you, church with you, you and my dad worked together, and now.... Your gone! I wont be able to hear your voice from all the way across the

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Posted by: Michaela Nickerson - Venice, FL - Close friend   Nov 19, 2012